Category Archives: Semiotics

Charles Sanders Peirce, George Spencer Brown, and Me • 2

Re: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA • JB • AM I’m making an effort to present this material in a more gradual and logical order than I’ve ever managed to do before.  There are issues about the relationship between … Continue reading

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Charles Sanders Peirce, George Spencer Brown, and Me • 1

Re: Laws Of Form Discussion • Jon Awbrey It’s almost 50 years now since I first encountered the volumes of Peirce’s Collected Papers in the math library at Michigan State, and shortly afterwards a friend called my attention to the … Continue reading

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Charles Sanders Peirce, George Spencer Brown, and Me

Re: Laws Of Form Discussion • James Bowery James Bowery left a comment on my blog and opened a thread in the Yahoo! group devoted to discussing the mathematics of George Spencer Brown’s Laws of Form.  I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 6

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • JFS • JA What interests me so much about Peirce’s first legislation of the “laws of information” in his 1865–1866 “Logic of Science” is that the primal twins of Inquiry and Semiotics nestle … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 5

Re: Peirce List Discussion • John Sowa What you say goes to the heart of a problem I saw in Natural Propositions, whether it was Peirce’s account or Stjernfelt’s analysis I did not have time to decide as the schedule … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jeffrey Brian Downard JBD quoting CSP: I restricted myself to terms, because at the time this chapter was first written (1867), I had not remarked that the whole doctrine of breadth and depth was equally … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • John Sowa I gave Frederik Stjernfelt’s Natural Propositions a careful reading back when the Peirce List took it up.  Here is an archived topic thread that contains the author’s lead-off plus a sample of ensuing discussion: … Continue reading

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