Category Archives: Category Theory

Peirce’s Categories • 7

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell The week before last my home office got tossed like a salad into the middle of our bedroom floor while workmen worked on various things that needed re-working.  There’s probably a metaphor of … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 6

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell I read Peirce primarily for his insights into logic, mathematics, and science, which are considerable enough to occupy several lifetimes, and I read him the same way I read other thinkers in those … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 5

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell For my part, I see a distinctive paradigm of thought and practice immanent in Peirce’s work and all I’ve been trying to do for many years now has been to nudge it a … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussions • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) • (5) Let me state a few principles that have guided me in my efforts to read and understand Peirce for the past fifty years. There is a … Continue reading

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Homunculomorphisms • 1

Re: John Baez • The Internal Model Principle Ashby’s book was my own first introduction to cybernetics and I recently returned to his discussion of regulation games in connection with some issues in Peirce’s theory of inquiry. In that context … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion Recent travels and other travails (dental work) have scattered my thoughts to the four winds, so let me just document a few bits from my current state of mind in case I can get back to … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J.B. Downard • G. Richmond • J. Collier According to Peirce, it is logic that draws on both mathematics and phenomenology. At any rate, Peirce takes the distinctive position that normative science, which includes logic, … Continue reading

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