Category Archives: Pragmatism

Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 5

Re: Cybernetics • Cliff Joslyn Re: Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion (3) (4) Dear Cliff, I’m still collecting my wits from the mind-numbing events of the past two weeks so I’ll copy your last remarks here and … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 4

Re: Previous Post Re: Cybernetics • Cliff Joslyn Dear Cliff, Many thanks for your thoughtful reply.  I copied a transcript to my blog to take up first thing next year.  Here’s hoping we all have a better one! Regards, Jon CJ: … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List • Helmut Raulien HR: As Peircean semiotics is a three-valued logic, I think it bears relevance for the discussion about multiple-valued logic. Dear Helmut, The distinction between “k-adic” (involving a span of k dimensions) and “k-tomic” (involving … Continue reading

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Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 3

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Inquiry Driven Systems, material I plan to refine toward a more compact and systematic treatment of the subject. An inquiry driven system is a system having among its state variables … Continue reading

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Survey of Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry • 2

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on three elementary forms of inference, as recognized by a logical tradition extending from Aristotle through Charles S. Peirce.  Particular attention is paid to the way these inferential rudiments combine to … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 12

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • The Night Of The Ethical Algorithm Re: K.W. Regan • The Election Night Time Warp Re: Ontolog Forum • John Sowa JFS: C.S. Peirce made a very clear and sharp distinction between formal … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 11

Re: Problems In Philosophy 9 • Richard Saunders RS: BTW I’m not sure I really see a distinction between descriptive and normative (prescriptive?) science except in the set of aims, goals, etc. that are entertained.  It might be useful to try … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 10

Re: Ontolog Forum • David Whitten DW: Why does classical tradition or any tradition consider logic to be a normative science? Dear David, A science is called that because it deals in knowledge (Latin scientia).  Knowing what is the case … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 9

Re: FB | Ecology Of Systems Thinking • Richard Saunders RS: Hume’s is/ought dichotomy:  are these as Gould said “non-overlapping magisteria” or are they concentric domains?  Is a science of aesthetics at the core?  If memory serves it seems like that … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 8

Re: Ontolog Forum • David Whitten Dear David, I’ll extend this post tomorrow, apocalypse permitting, but while I wait for the election returns I’ll post just a pair of links to the Wikiversity articles on Descriptive Science and Normative Science, … Continue reading

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