Category Archives: Mathematical Demonstration

Mathematical Demonstration & the Doctrine of Individuals : 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Logic Of Relatives” (1870), CP 3.45–149 93.   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 … Continue reading

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Mathematical Demonstration & the Doctrine of Individuals : 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Logic Of Relatives” (1870), CP 3.45–149 92.   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 … Continue reading

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