Category Archives: Aristotle

Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 24

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jon Alan Schmidt Peirce’s categories are best viewed as categories of relations.  To a first approximation, firstness, secondness, thirdness are simply what all monadic, dyadic, triadic relations, respectively, have in common.  At a second approximation, … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 23

Re: Peirce List Discussion • BU • JA • GR • GR • JS These days it takes me a web search to discover what I was thinking and writing the month before.  I went looking for the passage in … Continue reading

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Types of Reasoning in C.S. Peirce and Aristotle • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell • Gary Richmond Present business has kept me from following much of the recent discussion on Peirce’s three types of reasoning, but we have been down this road before and so old tunes … Continue reading

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Types of Reasoning in C.S. Peirce and Aristotle • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion In one of his earliest treatments of the three types of reasoning, from his Harvard Lectures “On the Logic of Science” (1865), Peirce gives an example that illustrates how one and the same proposition might be … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 22

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky All through 1995 I worked on a graduate project in systems engineering at Oakland University developing my ideas about Inquiry Driven Systems.  I wrote a project report … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 21

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky Given a working hypothesis, as abduced in the previous post, the next phase of inquiry uses deductive inference to expand the implied consequences of the abductive hypothesis, … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 20

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky In passing from a sign-relational account to a propositional analysis of Dewey’s story there is an old mathematical trick, analogous to the method of adding fractions by … Continue reading

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