Category Archives: Leibniz

Differential Logic • Comment 4

Re: Cybernetic Communications • Stephen Paul King SPK: Is it possible that beliefs can propagate almost completely contrary to facts, seen by those that are not infected with those beliefs? Can we have complex waves in the domains of binary truth … Continue reading

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History, Its Arc, Its Tangents • 2

Re: Renaissance Mathematicus • Both Sides of History Are there watersheds in the history of science?  A continental divide between basins of right and wrong ideas?  I was pondering these questions when one of my favorite passages from Leibniz came … Continue reading

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¿Shifting Paradigms? • 6

Re: Peter Cameron • Infinity and Foundation C.S. Peirce is one who recognized the constitutional independence of mathematical inquiry, finding at its core a mode of operation tantamount to observation and more primitive than logic itself.  Here is one place … Continue reading

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¿Shifting Paradigms? • 5

Re: Peter Cameron • Infinity and Foundation We always encounter a multitude of problems whenever we try to rationalize mathematics by reducing it to logic, where logic itself is reduced to a purely deductive style.  A number of thinkers have … Continue reading

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The Present Is Big With The Future • Comment 2

Re: Facebook Discussion • John Barclay-Morton My interest in this theme of Leibniz goes back to a time when I began exploring generalized measures of determination and qualitative analogues of differential calculus — doctrines of absolute determinism or predestination had … Continue reading

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The Present Is Big With The Future • Comment 1

Re: Peirce List • JFS Re: Peirce List • JA Here is a passage from Leibniz where he half encrypts half decrypts the big idea sparking his discovery of the differential calculus. The Present Is Big With The Future Now … Continue reading

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Readings On Determination • Discussion 3

Re: Readings On Determination • 1 I keep coming back to Peirce’s early lectures on the logic of science because we see there the first inklings of his prospective theory of information, one of those ideas whose time was ripe … Continue reading

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