Re: [peirce-l] Proemial: On The Origin Of Experience

2012-03-13 Thread John Collier
I agree with that, Steven. We forget how many bad paths Einstein went down before he relied on a friend for key input when working on General Relativity. It's all in his notebooks from the time. John Professor John Collier Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban 4041 South

Re: [peirce-l] Mathematical terminology, was, review of Moore's Peirce edition

2012-03-13 Thread Irving
Ben, Gary, Malgosia, list It would appear from the various responses that. whereas there is a consensus that Peirce's theorematic/corollarial distinction has relatively little, if anything, to do with my theoretical/computational distinction or Pratt's creator and consumer distinction. As

Re: [peirce-l] Book Review: Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism

2012-03-13 Thread Catherine Legg
Michael I just read the book review from Nathan Houser you shared - it is lucidly written over 6 pages and gives a commanding overview of Peirce's realism. I really enjoyed reading it, thanks for posting it. Cathy On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM, Michael DeLaurentis michael...@comcast.netwrote:

Re: [peirce-l] Mathematical terminology, was, review of Moore's Peirce edition

2012-03-13 Thread Eugene Halton
Dear Irving, A digression, from the perspective of art. You quote probability theorist William Taylor and set theorist Martin Dowd as saying: The chief difference between scientists and mathematicians is that mathematicians have a much more direct connection to reality. This does

Re: [peirce-l] Mathematical terminology, was, review of Moore's Peirce edition

2012-03-13 Thread Benjamin Udell
Irving, all, In my previous post I said that I would include the full Peirce quotes, but for the first Peirce quote I included only the portion included in the Commens Dictionary. For the full quote (CP 4.233), go here:

Re: [peirce-l] Categorical Aspects of Abduction, Deduction, Induction

2012-03-13 Thread Jon Awbrey
Peircers, I think it's true that some of the difficulties of this discussion may be due to different concepts of predicates, or different ways of using the word predicate in different applications, communities, and contexts. If I think back to the variety of different communities of

Re: [peirce-l] Deacon's incompleteness and Peirce's infinity

2012-03-13 Thread Catherine Legg
Very rich post, Gary (F), thank you! I've recently been alerted to the importance of Deacon by Gary (R) and he is now 'on my list'. On the interesting issue of Deacon's 'Absence' which you raise in the last paragraph, I wonder whether the Absent is absent from Being or just the actual world. If