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Definition and Determination : 9

Re: Cathy O’Neil • The Art of Definition In classical logical traditions the concepts of definition and determination are closely related and their bond acquires all the more force if you view the overarching concept of constraint from an information-theoretic … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination : 8

Replies to Comments on the Peirce List Re: Jim Willgoose The most general meaning of “formal” is “concerned with form”, but the Latin “forma” can mean “beauty” in addition to “form”, so perhaps a normative “goodness of form” enters at … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination : 6

Replies to Comments on the Peirce List Re: Gary Fuhrman The following two passages may help to clarify Peirce’s admittedly peculiar usage of “formal” in this context. C.S. Peirce • Objective Logic C.S. Peirce • Logic as Semiotic Re: Jim … Continue reading

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Knowledge Workers of the World, Unite❢

Comments on Gowers’s Weblog Post 1. What’s wrong with electronic journals? Comment 1.1 Having spent a good part of the 1990s writing about what the New Millennium would bring to our intellectual endeavours, it is only fair that I should … Continue reading

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