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Charles Sanders Peirce, George Spencer Brown, and Me • 16

Re: Conceptual Graphs • Gary Zhu GZ: I’m quite confused on why people are interested in Laws of Form. What is LOF trying to do? Is it just rewriting logic or is there something more fundamental. e.g. a universal algebraic … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • Discussion 5

Re: Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • 1 Re: Laws of Form • John Mingers Dear John, Once we grasp the utility of minimal negation operators for partitioning a universe of discourse into several regions and any region into … Continue reading

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Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • Discussion 4

Re: Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • 1 Re: Laws of Form • John Mingers JM: I feel as though you have posted these same diagrams many times, and it is always portrayed as clearing the ground for something … Continue reading

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Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • Discussion 3

Re: Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • 1 Re: Laws of Form • William Bricken Last time I alluded to the general problem of relating a variety of formal languages to a shared domain of formal objects, taking six … Continue reading

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Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • Discussion 2

Re: Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • 1 Re: Laws of Form • William Bricken A problem we often encounter is the need to relate a variety of formal languages to the same domain of formal objects.  In our … Continue reading

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Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • Discussion 1

Re: Genus, Species, Pie Charts, Radio Buttons • 1 Re: Laws of Form • William Bricken WB: Here’s an analysis of “Boolean” structure.  It’s actually a classification of the structure of distinctions containing 2 and 3 variables.  The work was … Continue reading

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Functional Logic • Inquiry and Analogy • Preliminaries

This report discusses C.S. Peirce’s treatment of analogy, placing it in relation to his overall theory of inquiry.  We begin by introducing three basic types of reasoning Peirce adopted from classical logic.  In Peirce’s analysis both inquiry and analogy are complex … Continue reading

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