# Tag Archives: Tertium Quid

## All Process, No Paradox • 9

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold.  Then he raised up both his … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 10

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien The facts about relational reducibility are relatively easy to understand and I included links to relevant discussions in my earlier survey of relation theory. The following article discusses relational reducibility and irreducibility in … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 9

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jeffrey Brian Downard In viewing the structures of relation spaces, even the smallest dyadic cases we’ve been exploring so far, no one need feel nonplussed at the lack of obviousness in this domain.  Anyone who … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 8

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jeffrey Brian Downard In discussing the “combinatorial explosion” of dyadic relations that takes off in passing from a universe of two elements to a universe of three elements, I made the following observation: Looking back … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 7

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jim Willgoose Here is the series of blog posts on Chapter 3 (The Logic of Relatives) from Peirce’s 1880 “Algebra of Logic” up to the point where I left off on May Day. Preliminaries Selections … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 6

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien In discussing Peirce’s concept of a triadic sign relation as existing among objects, signs, and interpretant signs the question arises whether any of the classes so related are classes by themselves, that is, … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Howard Pattee We use this or that species of diagrams to represent a fraction of the properties, hardly ever all the properties, of the objects in an object domain.  The diagrams that Peirce developed to … Continue reading

## Relations & Their Relatives • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Edwina Taborsky • Howard Pattee In the best mathematical terms, a triadic relation is a cartesian product of three sets together with a specified subset of that cartesian product. Alternatively, one may think of a … Continue reading

## All Process, No Paradox • 5

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold.  Then he raised up both his … Continue reading

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