Category Archives: Tertium Quid

Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Edwina Taborsky • Howard Pattee In the best mathematical terms, a triadic relation is a cartesian product of three sets together with a specified subset of that cartesian product. Alternatively, one may think of a … Continue reading

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All Process, No Paradox • 5

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold.  Then he raised up both his … Continue reading

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Absurdum Quid

I am thus justified in saying that the feeling of absurdity does not spring from the mere scrutiny of a fact or an impression, but that it bursts from the comparison between a bare fact and a certain reality, between … Continue reading

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