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Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures • Comment 3

Cf: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA Peirce’s use of the “scroll” as a graphical syntax for implication continued to raise many questions at this point in the Peirce List reading.  I think a lot of what bothers people has … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures • Comment 2

How Logic Got Its Blots Cf: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA Taking positive implication as a basic construct, as Peirce does in the lectures at hand, one has to find a way to rationalize the introduction of negative concepts, … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures • Comment 1

Cf: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA A question arose concerning one of Peirce’s ways of explaining logical negation. Re: Peirce List Discussion • GF I commented as follows. One way of saying “not x” or “x is false” is … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures • Preliminaries

Cf: Laws Of Form Discussion • JA Re: Peirce List Discussion • GF In September the Peirce List began a reading of Peirce’s 1903 Lowell Lectures (“Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed”).  I’ve had opportunities for only … Continue reading

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Sign Relational Manifolds : 6

Semiotic Orbits, Manifolds, Arcs (SOMA) The arc of the semiotic universe is long but it bends towards universal harmony. Re: Facebook Discussion • What’s at the End of a Chain of Interpretants? Semiotic manifolds, like physical and mathematical manifolds, may … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • GR • HR • JFS • JA The essential reading for answering that question — how the Protestant Ethic takes root in the hearts of those who set out merely seeking, if a bit too … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • GR • JA In my mind the connection between Peirce and Democracy has long revolved around the concept of representation. Representation in its semiotic sense has to do with signs that represent pragmatic objects to … Continue reading

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