Category Archives: Inquiry Into Inquiry

Survey of Cybernetics • 2

Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors? Plato • … Continue reading

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Higher Order Sign Relations • 6

Re: Higher Order Sign Relations • 4 Re: Relations, Types, Functions Re: Cybernetics • Cliff Joslyn Cliff Joslyn recommends the following books. Spivak, David I. (2014), Category Theory for the Sciences Fong, Brendan, and Spivak, David I. (2019), An Invitation … Continue reading

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Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 4

This is a Survey of blog and wiki resources on Inquiry Driven Systems, material I plan to refine toward a more compact and systematic treatment of the subject. An inquiry driven system is a system having among its state variables … Continue reading

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Higher Order Sign Relations • 5

Re: Higher Order Sign Relations • 4 Re: Conceptual Graphs • Gary Zhu GZ: Is there any good contemporary reading of Peirce & James that you recommend?  Their original works have been quite challenging for me. Dear Gary, As fortune … Continue reading

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Higher Order Sign Relations • 4

Re: Higher Order Sign Relations • 3 Re: Relations, Types, Functions Re: Cybernetics • Cliff Joslyn CJ: Categorical approaches to systems theory have been very attractive to me for a long time.  My current work is categorically adjacent, and I’m … Continue reading

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On Reading Peirce • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List • Jon Awbrey • Gary Richmond JA: Well, it’s true, all science is under construction. But not everything under construction is a science. GR: True.  But I’d suggest that there is no good reason to block the … Continue reading

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On Reading Peirce • Discussion 1

Re: Peirce List • Jon Awbrey • John Sowa JFS: I detect a prebit of irony in your note. Although I respect Peirce’s ethics of terminology and observe his recommendations when they are appropriate and realistic, I also know that … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Discussion 9

Re: Laws of Form • Leon Conrad LC: As someone who has worked on, teaches, and uses the CoI [Calculus of Indications] to make classical syllogistic logic much easier to practice and more visually intuitive than any of the visualisations we … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Discussion 8

Re: Category Theory • Simon Burton SB: From what I’ve noticed there are two kinds of mathematical thinking:  manipulating abstract syntax, versus direct experience/perception of concrete mathematics.  These two are intertwined in various ways, but in my experience people generally … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Discussion 7

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: I place Logic within Mathematics and modal logic is a field of Logic, and so of mathematics.  You will find that modal logic comes up a lot working with machines, programs, and all … Continue reading

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