# Category Archives: Logic of Relatives

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) In reference to the doctrine of individuals, two distinctions should be borne in mind.  The logical atom, or term not capable of logical division, must be one of which every predicate may … Continue reading

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) Demonstration of the sort called mathematical is founded on suppositions of particular cases.  The geometrician draws a figure;  the algebraist assumes a letter to signify a single quantity fulfilling the required conditions.  … Continue reading

## Survey of Cybernetics • 3

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

## Relation Theory • Discussion 5

Re: Survey of Relation Theory Re: Ontolog Forum • Ravi Sharma RS: Is there also an attempt at integrating these relation concepts?  Like a meta‑model of relations? Dear Ravi, I haven’t run across the concept of a meta‑model before so … Continue reading

## Relation Theory • Discussion 4

Re: Survey of Relation Theory Re: Ontolog Forum • Ravi Sharma RS: Is there also an attempt at integrating these relation concepts?  Like a meta‑model of relations? Dear Ravi, Thanks for the question.  I believe I’d say yes to the … Continue reading

## Survey of Pragmatic Semiotic Information • 6

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on the Semiotic Theory Of Information.  All my projects are exploratory in essence but this line of inquiry is more open-ended than most.  The question is: What is information and how … Continue reading

## Survey of Relation Theory • 6

In this Survey of blog and wiki posts on Relation Theory, relations are viewed from the perspective of combinatorics, in other words, as a topic in discrete mathematics, with special attention to finite structures and concrete set-theoretic constructions, many of … Continue reading

## 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

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Selection 13

I continue with my Selections and Comments examining Peirce’s 1870 Logic of Relatives, one of those works which convinced me from my earliest grapplings I would need to learn a lot more mathematics before I’d have any hope of understanding … Continue reading

## Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 10

Re: FB | Dan Everett • On the Origin of Symbols and the Descent of Signs Continuing a discussion on the generative power of symbols (1) (2) (3). If it’s true what I say about symbols being the genus of … Continue reading