Category Archives: Enthymeme

Icon, Likeness, Likely Story, Likelihood, Probability : 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Phyllis Chiasson A more complete excerpt and the translator’s notes are very helpful here. A probability (εικος) is not the same as a sign (σηµειον).  The former is a generally accepted premiss ;  for that which … Continue reading

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Pragmatics, Enthymeme, Rhetoric, Semiotics

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Kirsti Määttänen Aristotle’s approach to rhetoric is one of the bridges to Peirce’s pragmatism.  It treats forms of argument that “consider the audience”, in effect, that take the nature and condition of the interpreter into … Continue reading

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