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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 5

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Gary Richmond When I think back to the conceptual changes my first university physics courses put me through, a single unifying theme emerges.  Relativity Theory and Quantum Mechanics had a way of making the observer an … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Mike Bergman The mathematical perspectives and theories that made modern physics possible, perhaps even inevitable, were developed by many mathematicians, both abstract and applied, all throughout the 19th Century.  There was a definite sea change … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 3

It was fifty years ago this month that I first came North to Michigan, prospecting for a college to enter in the Fall.  I reached East Lansing in the middle of what would later be regaled as the Blizzard of … Continue reading

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Continuity, Generality, Infinity, Law, Synechism : 1

The concept of continuity that Peirce highlights in his synechism is a logical principle that is somewhat more general than the concepts of either mathematical or physical continua. Peirce’s concept of continuity is better understood as a concept of lawful … Continue reading

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