Category Archives: Aristotle

Functional Logic • Inquiry and Analogy • 1

Inquiry and Analogy • Three Types of Reasoning Types of Reasoning in Aristotle Figure 1 gives a quick overview of traditional terminology I’ll have occasion to refer to as discussion proceeds. Resources Logic Syllabus Boolean Function Boolean-Valued Function Logical Conjunction … Continue reading

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Functional Logic • Inquiry and Analogy • Preliminaries

Functional Logic • Inquiry and Analogy This report discusses C.S. Peirce’s treatment of analogy, placing it in relation to his overall theory of inquiry.  We begin by introducing three basic types of reasoning Peirce adopted from classical logic.  In Peirce’s analysis … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 8

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story Re: Laws of Form • Lyle Anderson LA: As I am trying to get “frame sync” on this discussion, as the satellite communications people say, I am taking clues from the introduction to the … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 7

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: I’d be very interested in the comments of people who know about Peirce on the two chapters in the book Diagrammatic Immanence I linked to above on “3. Peirce” and “4. Diagrams of Variation : … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 6

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: I’d love it of course if all of Peirce’s graphs could be mapped to CT.  That would help me integrate that work a lot faster.  Or alternatively, if one could work out exactly … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 5

Re: C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 2 Re: Category Theory • Henry Story • Avi Craimer • Henry Story Dear Avi, Henry, Diagrams are a mixed bag, a complex and polymorphic species, in Peircean semiotics.  All diagrams in common use, … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 4

Re: C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 3 Re: Category Theory • Kyle Rivelli Dear Kyle, My Inquiry Into Inquiry blog has a Survey page where I collect blog and wiki resources on all the longer-running topics I write and … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 3

Re: Category Theory • Kyle Rivelli KR: I really enjoyed the Diagrammatic Immanence book. Gangle has another book that goes into more depth with Peirce: Gianluca Caterina and Rocco Gangle (2016), Iconicity and Abduction. Thanks, Kyle, I’ve been looking at … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 2

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: This book Diagrammatic Immanence [preview] has a whole chapter on Peirce and Category Theory. There’s a two‑culture tension in the reception of Peirce these days.  Maybe it’s always been that way but it … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 1

Cf: Category Theory • Jon Awbrey I will use this space to post what comes to mind by way of Peirce and Category Theory. Just to get the ball rolling (in good Sisyphean style) here’s my blog of mostly Peirce-related … Continue reading

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