Category Archives: Inquiry

Theme One Program • Discussion 4

I’ve been going back and looking again at the problems and questions which nudged me into the computational sphere as a way of building our human capacities for inquiry, learning, and reasoning. One critical issue, you might even say bifurcation … Continue reading

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Conceptual Barriers • 4

Re: Conceptual Barriers • (1) • (2) • (3) Re: Peirce List • John Sowa • Gary Richmond • Robert Marty Dear Robert, I believe you have pointed to the crux of the matter. When I arrived on the campus … Continue reading

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Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 23

Re: Ontolog Forum • Roberto Rovetto • Alex Shkotin Having lost my concentration to another round of home reconstruction disruption, let me loop back to the texts from Roberto and Alex which drew me into this discussion last week. RR: … Continue reading

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Differential Logic • Comment 7

Re: John Baez • Cyclic Identity for Partial Derivatives • Maxwell’s Relations (1) (2) (3) Much fun can be had by trying to do differentials and partial differentials over the boolean domain instead of the reals I took a first whack … Continue reading

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Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 22

Re: Ontolog Forum • Roberto Rovetto (1) (2) RR: What’s your view on: When to create a greater-than-binary relation rather than a binary relation? Consider:  You want to represent some information, statement, or knowledge, without necessarily being forced to limit … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List • (1) (2) Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2 The fact most neglected about the Neglected Argument is its character as an abductive argument, a “Holy Guess” if you will to believe, and as such the … Continue reading

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Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 21

Re: Ontolog Forum • Alex Shkotin AS: Let me underline an important point:  first of all, we have found in nature and society one or another relation and ask how many members each example of this relation can have?  i.e. … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List • Phyllis Chiasson Re: Peirce List • Edwina Taborsky PC: Phenomenology is (with math) the underpinning of both scientific inquiry and everyday reasoning.  Improve one’s capability for observation and classification and you improve his/her ability to think … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 1

Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Balance Re: Laws of Form • Peter Jones PJ: I realise, in brief, the extent of your project — Inquiry Driven Systems • Problem but reading your post makes me wonder about the core … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Balance

Everyone knows what it means to have obstacles to overcome or events to understand and how we go hunting for whatever action, model, or theory will do the trick.  Other times we have a scheme or theory all ready in … Continue reading

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