Category Archives: Systems Theory

Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 6

Re: Peirce List Discussion • ET • JFS • JA • JBD Let me see if I can get back in the saddle on this topic, the dormitive virtues of tryptophan and a few pounds added notwithstanding. I was addressing … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 5

And the founder, having shod a plough with a brazen ploughshare, and having yoked to it a bull and a cow, himself drove a deep furrow round the boundary lines, while those who followed after him had to turn the … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JFS • JA JA: Trying to understand inquiry and semiosis in general as temporal processes is one of the things that forced me to develop differential logic as an extension of propositional logic, for which … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA Worldly events are interfering with my concentration quite a bit this week, perhaps for days to come, but it does help to immerse myself in work.  I am starting a blog series to follow … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JBD • JA • JA Topology is the most general study of geometric space.  It is critical here to get beyond the “popular” accounts and learn the basics from a real math book.  A classic … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 1

The clock indicates the moment . . . . but what does eternity indicate? Walt Whitman • Leaves of Grass Re: Peirce List Discussion • ET • JFS • JA Trying to understand inquiry in particular and semiosis in general … Continue reading

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Homunculomorphisms • 2

Re: John Baez • The Internal Model Principle There’s a far-ranging discussion that takes off from this point, touching on links among analogical reasoning, arrows and functors, cybernetic images, iconic versus symbolic representations, mental models, systems simulations, etc., and just … Continue reading

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