Category Archives: Algebra of Logic

C.S. Peirce • Algebra of Logic ∫ Philosophy of Notation • 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “On the Algebra of Logic : A Contribution to the Philosophy of Notation” (1885) §1.  Three Kinds Of Signs (cont.) I have taken pains to make my distinction of icons, indices, and tokens clear, in order … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce • Algebra of Logic ∫ Philosophy of Notation • 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “On the Algebra of Logic : A Contribution to the Philosophy of Notation” (1885) §1.  Three Kinds Of Signs Any character or proposition either concerns one subject, two subjects, or a plurality of subjects.  For example, … Continue reading

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Relation Theory • Discussion 1

Re: Cybernetics • Arthur Phillips Responding to what I’ll abductively interpret as a plea for relevance from the cybernetic galley, let me give a quick review of where we are in this many-oared expedition. Our reading of Ashby (see Survey … Continue reading

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Survey of Relation Theory • 4

In this Survey of blog and wiki posts on Relation Theory, relations are viewed from the perspective of combinatorics, in other words, as a topic in discrete mathematics, with special attention to finite structures and concrete set-theoretic constructions, many of … Continue reading

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Survey of Relation Theory • 3

In this Survey of blog and wiki posts on Relation Theory, relations are viewed from the perspective of combinatorics, in other words, as a topic in discrete mathematics, with special attention to finite structures and concrete set-theoretic constructions, many of … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1880 “Algebra Of Logic” Chapter 3 • Preliminaries

Recurring questions about relations, especially triadic relations and sign relations, prompt a return to Peirce’s core papers on the logic of relative terms and the mathematics of relations in general.  I began a study of his Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of … Continue reading

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