# Tag Archives: C.S. Peirce

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) In reference to the doctrine of individuals, two distinctions should be borne in mind.  The logical atom, or term not capable of logical division, must be one of which every predicate may … Continue reading

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) Demonstration of the sort called mathematical is founded on suppositions of particular cases.  The geometrician draws a figure;  the algebraist assumes a letter to signify a single quantity fulfilling the required conditions.  … Continue reading

## Systems of Interpretation • 3

Re: Peirce List • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel The “triskelion” figure in the previous post shows the bare essentials of an elementary sign relation or individual triple   There’s a less skeletal figure Susan Awbrey and I used in … Continue reading

## Systems of Interpretation • 2

Re: Peirce List • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel Let’s start as simply as possible.  The following Figure is typical of many I have used to illustrate sign relations from the time I first began studying Peirce’s theory of signs. … Continue reading

## Systems of Interpretation • 1

Re: Peirce List • Mike Bergman • Valentine Daniel Questions have arisen about the different styles of diagrams and figures used to represent triadic sign relations in Peircean semiotics.  What do they mean?  Which style is best?  Among the most … Continue reading

## Survey of Cybernetics • 3

Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors? Plato • … Continue reading

## Survey of Differential Logic • 5

This is a Survey of work in progress on Differential Logic, resources under development toward a more systematic treatment. Differential logic is the component of logic whose object is the description of variation — the aspects of change, difference, distribution, … Continue reading

## Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 5

This is a Survey of work in progress 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 some … Continue reading

## Relation Theory • Discussion 5

Re: Survey of Relation Theory Re: Ontolog Forum • Ravi Sharma RS: Is there also an attempt at integrating these relation concepts?  Like a meta‑model of relations? Dear Ravi, I haven’t run across the concept of a meta‑model before so … Continue reading

## Relation Theory • Discussion 4

Re: Survey of Relation Theory Re: Ontolog Forum • Ravi Sharma RS: Is there also an attempt at integrating these relation concepts?  Like a meta‑model of relations? Dear Ravi, Thanks for the question.  I believe I’d say yes to the … Continue reading