# Tag Archives: Relativity

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 17

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • GF • JFS • JLRC • JA • JFS • GF A rather amusing, if slightly ominous illustration of the point I am trying to make here has just popped up in the … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 16

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • JFS JFS: For those of us who are trying to convince modern students to study Peirce, we need to become bilingual.  We need to show how his terminology and notations map to and … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 15

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • GF One could hardly dispute the importance of logical implication relations like   Their set-theoretic analogues are subset relations like which are almost the canonical way of expressing constraint, determination, information, and so … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 14

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • JFS We find ourselves at the thresh-old of yet another recurring discussion, this time concerning Peirce’s use of the adjectives formal and quasi-necessary with normative connotations, all of which I think is clear … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 13

I would like to return to a point where the paths of discussion began to diverge and then bifurcated so chaotically that I could not track them further, namely, here: Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • GF • JA … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 12

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Kirsti Määttänen I have a sense of what Peirce meant by the “Logic of Science” and what Dewey meant by calling Logic the “Theory of Inquiry”.  If that’s logic in the narrow sense and not … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 11

Re: Peirce List Discussion • KM • JA • JFS The most important difference between linguistics and logic is that linguistics is descriptive while logic is normative. Yes, some grammarians try to treat grammar as prescriptive, but most in modern … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 10

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jon Alan Schmidt JA: As I am realizing more and more in recent years, analyzing and classifying signs as a substitute for analyzing and classifying objects is the first slip of a slide into nominalism, … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 8

Re: Peirce List Discussion • James Albrecht Among the subtle shifts in scientific thinking that occurred in the mid 1800s, George Boole gave us a functional interpretation of logic, associating every propositional expression — at the most basic level of logic we … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 7

Re: Peirce List Discussion • GF • GF • GR In our “Inquiry as Action : Risk of Inquiry” paper, originally presented at a conference on “Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences”, Susan and I sought to trace the interminglings of … Continue reading