# Category Archives: Community

## Systems Of Interpretation • 9

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Chandler It is above all important to understand that Peirce’s concept of a sign relation is defined at a higher order of abstraction than any notion of causal … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 8

Figure 3. Aspects of a Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Kirsti Määttänen One of the chief advantages of Peirce’s systems of logical graphs, entitative and existential, is the way they escape the bounds of 1-dimensional syntax and thus make … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 7

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Gary Fuhrman Peirce’s existential graphs are a general calculus for expressing the same subject matter as his logic of relative terms and thus they serve to represent the structures … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 6

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jon Awbrey • John Collier I strongly agree, Jon.  Reading meaning into artefacts of the representation is not typically transparent.  I would say that the whole symbol represents the … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 5

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Chandler An elementary sign relation is an ordered triple   It is called elementary because it is one element of a sign relation where is a set of … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel For its pertinence to the present discussion, here again is what Peirce wrote about the mathematical way of using individual or particular cases to make general hypotheses or suppositions: Mathematical … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 3

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel That “triskelion” stick-figure for an elementary sign relation or individual triple (o, s, i) is about the simplest possible.  There are some problems with … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel Let’s start as simply as possible.  The following figure is typical of many I have used to illustrate sign relations from the time I first began studying Peirce’s theory of … Continue reading

## Systems Of Interpretation • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel Questions have arisen about the variety of diagrams and figures that are currently found in common use to represent triadic sign relations in Peircean semiotics.  What do they mean?  Which … Continue reading

## You Say “Réseau” • I Say “Rousseau” • 3

Re: Michael Harris • My Réseau • Networks in Action in French Economics Readers of Peirce know that the concept of community is integral to his treatment of inquiry, interpretation, knowledge, reality, and truth.  The following statement is a nice … Continue reading