Category Archives: Peirce List

Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures • Preliminaries

Cf: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA Re: Peirce List Discussion • GF In September the Peirce List began a reading of Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures (“Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed”).  I’ve had opportunities for only … Continue reading

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Sign Relational Manifolds : 6

Semiotic Orbits, Manifolds, Arcs (SOMA) The arc of the semiotic universe is long but it bends towards universal harmony. Re: Facebook Discussion • What’s at the End of a Chain of Interpretants? Semiotic manifolds, like physical and mathematical manifolds, may … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 2

Re: Peirce List • Gary Richmond • Helmut Raulien • John Sowa • Jon Awbrey The essential reading for understanding the unbridled avarice of capitalism — how the Gospel Of Greed takes root in the hearts of those who set … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • GR • JA In my mind the connection between Peirce and Democracy has long revolved around the concept of representation. Representation in its semiotic sense has to do with signs that represent pragmatic objects to … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussions • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) • (5) Let me state a few principles that have guided me in my efforts to read and understand Peirce for the past fifty years. There is a … Continue reading

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Types of Reasoning in C.S. Peirce and Aristotle • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell • Gary Richmond Present business has kept me from following much of the recent discussion on Peirce’s three types of reasoning, but we have been down this road before and so old tunes … Continue reading

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Types of Reasoning in C.S. Peirce and Aristotle • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion In one of his earliest treatments of the three types of reasoning, from his Harvard Lectures “On the Logic of Science” (1865), Peirce gives an example that illustrates how one and the same proposition might be … Continue reading

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Systems Of Interpretation • 9

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Chandler It is above all important to understand that Peirce’s concept of a sign relation is defined at a higher order of abstraction than any notion of causal … Continue reading

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Systems Of Interpretation • 8

Figure 3. Aspects of a Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Kirsti Määttänen One of the chief advantages of Peirce’s systems of logical graphs, entitative and existential, is the way they escape the bounds of 1-dimensional syntax and thus make … Continue reading

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Systems Of Interpretation • 7

Figure 2. An Elementary Sign Relation Re: Peirce List Discussion • Gary Fuhrman Peirce’s existential graphs are a general calculus for expressing the same subject matter as his logic of relative terms and thus they serve to represent the structures … Continue reading

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