Category Archives: Paradigms

The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 25

I’ve been detecting something approaching a mini-zeitgeist lately.  Ideas and issues popping up in my recent discussions and readings keep reminding me of themes I first encountered in Peirce’s early work, especially the Lectures on the Logic of Science (1865–1866) … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 24

Re: Laws of Form • James Bowery The concepts of closure and idempotence are closely related. We usually speak of a closure operator in contexts where the objects acted on are the primary interest, as in topology, where the objects … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 23

Re: Structural Modeling • Joseph Simpson Re: Peirce’s 1870 Logic Of Relatives • Selection 1 A critical question in mathematical logic and its applications concerns the threshold of complexity between dyadic (binary) and triadic (ternary) relations, in essence, whether 2-place … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 22

Peirce Society Facebook Page • JC • JA • JA • JA • JC A discussion — well, more like a series of posts and counterposts — arose last week on the Facebook Page of the Charles S. Peirce Society, … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 21

Re: Ontolog Forum • John Bottoms Re: The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 20 The reflections in my previous blog post developed over several weeks observing various discussions around the web where people seemed to be … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 20

Cross-paradigm communication, like cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural communication, can be difficult.  Sometimes people do not even recognize the existence of other paradigms, disciplines, cultures, long before it comes to the question of their value.  Readers of Peirce know he often uses … 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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