# Tag Archives: Logic of Relatives

## Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 9

Once, there was nothing there, nothing moving on its own, just data and people shuffling it around.  Then something happened, and it … it knew itself. William Gibson • Count Zero (1) (2) Re: FB | Dan Everett • On … Continue reading

## Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 8

Re: FB | Dan Everett • On the Origin of Symbols and the Descent of Signs Continuing a discussion on the primal character of symbols. There are a few passages from Peirce going most quickly to the root of the … Continue reading

## Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 7

Re: FB | Dan Everett • On the Origin of Symbols and the Descent of Signs A conversation with Dan Everett on Facebook led me to explain the following point about symbols a little better, or at least in fewer … Continue reading

## Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relation Theory • Discussion 6

Re: FB | Charles S. Peirce Society • Alain Létourneau Alain Létourneau asks if I have any thoughts on Peirce’s Rhetoric.  I venture the following. Classically speaking, rhetoric (as distinguished from dialectic) treats forms of argument which “consider the audience” … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 3

In passing to more complex combinations of relative terms and the extensional relations they denote, as we began to do in Comments 10.6 and 10.7, I used words like composite and composition along with the usual composition sign to describe … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Discussion 5

Re: Conceptual Graphs • Peiyuan Zhu PZ: I’m studying imprecise probabilities which initially works as an extension in Boole’s Laws of Thoughts.  It seems like Boole was solving a set of algebraic equations for probabilities where some of the probabilities … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Discussion 4

Re: Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Proto-Graphical Syntax Re: FB | Ancient Logic • Henning Engebretsen HE: What’s your point, it’s obviously too graphical, but perhaps you are driving at something else.  Explain? Dear Henning, My aim here is … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Discussion 3

All other sciences without exception depend upon the principles of mathematics;  and mathematics borrows nothing from them but hints. C.S. Peirce • “Logic of Number” A principal intention of this essay is to separate what are known as algebras of … Continue reading

## Triadic Relations • Discussion 3

Re: Triadic Relations • (1) • (2) • (3) Re: Conceptual Graphs • Edwina Taborsky ET: A few comments on your outline of the Sign.  I think one has to be careful not to set up a Saussurian linguistic dyad.  … Continue reading

## Survey of Relation Theory • 5

In this Survey of blog and wiki posts on Relation Theory, relations are viewed from the perspective of combinatorics, in other words, as a topic in discrete mathematics, with special attention to finite structures and concrete set-theoretic constructions, many of … Continue reading