Category Archives: Anthem

Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List • (1) (2) Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2 The fact most neglected about the Neglected Argument is its character as an abductive argument, a “Holy Guess” if you will to believe, and as such the … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List • Phyllis Chiasson Re: Peirce List • Edwina Taborsky PC: Phenomenology is (with math) the underpinning of both scientific inquiry and everyday reasoning.  Improve one’s capability for observation and classification and you improve his/her ability to think … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 1

Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Balance Re: Laws of Form • Peter Jones PJ: I realise, in brief, the extent of your project — Inquiry Driven Systems • Problem but reading your post makes me wonder about the core … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Balance

Everyone knows what it means to have obstacles to overcome or events to understand and how we go hunting for whatever action, model, or theory will do the trick.  Other times we have a scheme or theory all ready in … Continue reading

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On Reading Peirce • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List • Jon Awbrey • Gary Richmond JA: Well, it’s true, all science is under construction. But not everything under construction is a science. GR: True.  But I’d suggest that there is no good reason to block the … Continue reading

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On Reading Peirce • Discussion 1

Re: Peirce List • Jon Awbrey • John Sowa JFS: I detect a prebit of irony in your note. Although I respect Peirce’s ethics of terminology and observe his recommendations when they are appropriate and realistic, I also know that … Continue reading

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Habitations

Our reach exceeds our rut and yet We grasp but what we drag into it. Re: Scott Aaronson • A Coronavirus Poem

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So Many Modes Of Mathematical Thought

So many modes of mathematical thought, So many are learned, so few are taught. There are streams that flow beneath the sea, There are waves that crash upon the strand, Lateral thoughts that spread and meander — Who knows what … Continue reading

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Iconoclast

Things thrown out from a center Cooling signs of a central fire Expiring cinders of life within Sent from a star to start again

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Pragmatic Cosmos • 1

Re: Michael Harris • Not About Fibonacci I have often reflected on the interminglings of the main three normative sciences.  In one of my earliest meditations I saw Beauty, Goodness, and Truth as the intersecting circles of a Venn diagram, with the … Continue reading

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