# Category Archives: Relative Membership

## Icon Index Symbol • 17

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien Our object being to clarify the relationships among icons, indices, and symbols, I believe the maximum benefit possible at this point is to be gained from … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 16

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • JAS • HR Having lost my train of thought due to a week on the road, I would like to go back and pick up the thread at … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 15

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs I put down the cup and turn to my mind.  It is up to my mind to find the truth.  But how?  What grave uncertainty, whenever the mind feels overtaken by itself;  when … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 14

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien Re: Icon Index Symbol • (10) • (11) • (12) • (13) Let me sum up the main points of the above exchange before moving on. … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 13

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien HR: I guess, that a difference between Peirce’s relation theory, and his semiotics and category theory, is, that the first is about all triadic relations, and … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 12

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien HR: Example:  The triadic function with the three sets not being classes of any kind, at least not of the special kind (whatever that is), that … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 11

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien HR: A simple triadic or n-adic relation, I think, belongs to secondness, and has only two modes:  the quality, e.g. function or caprice (intension), and the … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 10

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien HR: I am not so sure, if thirdness is about any triadic relation. It may be more a matter of exegetic strategy than anything else but … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 9

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien I confess I have never found going on about Firstness Secondness Thirdness all that useful in any practical situation. Firstness means you have a monadic predicate … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 8

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien The difference between the two definitions of a -place relation in the previous post is sometimes described as decontextualized versus contextualized or, in computer science lingo, … Continue reading