Tag Archives: Logic of Relatives

Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 1

Re: Ontolog Forum Discussion Re: Peirce List Discussion To understand how signs work in Peirce’s theory of triadic sign relations, also known as “semiotics”, we have to understand, in order of increasing generality, sign relations, triadic relations, and relations in … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination : 17

Re: Ontolog Forum Discussion • Richard McCullough RM:  We clearly have some differences in the “definition” of “definition”. I suppose it all depends on the sorts of things one wants to define, something we might call the context of application.  … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination : 16

Re: Ontolog Forum Discussion • Richard McCullough RM:  What is your view of definitions? A recurring question, always worth some thought, so I added my earlier comment to a long-running series on my blog concerned with Definition and Determination. Definition and … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination : 15

Re: Ontolog Forum Discussion In some early math course I learned a fourfold scheme of Primitives (undefined terms), Definitions, Axioms, and Inference Rules.  But later excursions tended to run the axioms and definitions together, speaking for example of mathematical objects … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 12

Re: Ontolog Discussion • HP In the Peirce universe “the role that human institutions play in establishing grounding and associated frames of reference and standards” (Hans Polzer) is articulated by reference to “communities of inquiry” and “communities of interpretation”.  Invoking … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 11

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JAS When you ask a question about what something is, you are asking a question about its ontology.  But signhood is not a matter of ontology, it is a form of relation. Re: Peirce List … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 10

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JFS Three-Headed Dogs and Triadic Sign Relations Peirce’s “Sop to Cerberus” got tossed about quite a bit in our discussions across the Web this millennium.  Here’s a record of one occasion from the days when … Continue reading

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