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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 25

Re: Artem Kaznatcheev • Reductionism : To Computer Science From Philosophy The sense of reduction operative in complexity theory has its roots in Aristotle’s απαγωγη, variously translated as abduction or reduction and sometimes glossed as retroduction by C.S. Peirce.  See my … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 24

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jon Alan Schmidt Peirce’s categories are best viewed as categories of relations.  To a first approximation, firstness, secondness, thirdness are simply what all monadic, dyadic, triadic relations, respectively, have in common.  At a second approximation, … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 23

Re: Peirce List Discussion • BU • JA • GR • GR • JS These days it takes me a web search to discover what I was thinking and writing the month before.  I went looking for the passage in … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 22

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky All through 1995 I worked on a graduate project in systems engineering at Oakland University developing my ideas about Inquiry Driven Systems.  I wrote a project report … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 21

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky Given a working hypothesis, as abduced in the previous post, the next phase of inquiry uses deductive inference to expand the implied consequences of the abductive hypothesis, … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 20

Re: Peirce List Discussion • J. Rhee • T. Gollier • E. Taborsky In passing from a sign-relational account to a propositional analysis of Dewey’s story there is an old mathematical trick, analogous to the method of adding fractions by … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry : 19

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Tom Gollier At this point in our paper, Sue and I had already introduced the rudiments of sign relations, as far as the common notions and continuities of thought that underpin the semiotic bridge from … Continue reading

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