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Sign Relational Manifolds : 2

Here is a set of excerpts from Doolin and Martin (1990), Introduction to Differential Geometry for Engineers, that I used in discussing differentiable manifolds with other participants in the IEEE Standard Upper Ontology Working Group. What brought the concept of … Continue reading

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Sign Relational Manifolds : 1

Riemann’s concept of a manifold, especially as later developed, bears a close relationship to Peirce’s concept of a sign relation. I will have to wait for my present train of thought to stop at a station before I can hop … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce • A Guess at the Riddle

Selections from C.S. Peirce, “A Guess at the Riddle”, CP 1.354–416 359.   First and Second, Agent and Patient, Yes and No, are categories which enable us roughly to describe the facts of experience, and they satisfy the mind for a … Continue reading

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