Category Archives: Diagrammatic Reasoning

Animated Logical Graphs • 53

Much of the work I do on the C.S. Peirce/Spencer Brown approach to “mathematical hypostases underlying logic” now goes under the heading of Animated Logical Graphs.  There’s a Survey of related resources I update from time to time at the … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 52

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Future Of Mathematics? • Is The End Near? Re: Peirce List • Jon Alan Schmidt Peirce’s explorations in logic and the theory of signs opened several directions of generalization from logics of complete information … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 51

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Future Of Mathematics? • Is The End Near? Synchronicity being what it is, a long-running discussion on the Peirce List just gave me a handy bridge to a topic I’ve been meaning to take … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 50

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) (45) (46) (47) (48) (49) In the last of our six ways of looking at the Peirce duality between entitative and existential interpretations, we consider … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 49

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) (45) (46) (47) (48) Dualities are symmetries of order two and symmetries bear on complexity by reducing its measure in proportion to their order.  The … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 48

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) (45) (46) (47) A more graphic picture of Peirce duality is given by the next Table, which shows how logical graphs map to venn diagrams … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 47

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) (45) (46) A logical concept represented by a boolean variable has its extension, the cases it covers in a designated universe of discourse, and its … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 46

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) (45) Another way of looking at Peirce duality is given by the following Table, which shows how logical graphs denote boolean functions under entitative and … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 45

Re: Richard J. Lipton • The Art Of Math Re: Animated Logical Graphs • (30) There’s a nice interplay between geometric and logical dualities in C.S. Peirce’s graphical systems of logic, rooted in his discovery of the amphecks and and flowering … Continue reading

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Animated Logical Graphs • 44

Re: FB | Ecology Of Systems Thinking • Richard Saunders RS:  DNA and proteins might be good places to look for logical graphs in nature since our tech for mapping those structures has become fairly proficient lately.  Do you think … Continue reading

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