Posts Tagged ‘Charles Sanders Peirce’

Danko Nikolić has sent to peirce-l list a link to his paper (Nikolić, D. Practopoiesis: Or how life fosters a mind. Journal of Theoretical Biology) where he explains on how abduction happens in the brain: This has caused a long discussion on the list that could be found in the archives: Below there […]

A quote from Frederik Stjernfelt, Natural Propositions: The Actuality of Peirce’s Doctrine of Dicisigns p. 4 “Dicisigns, like other signs, are conceived of as independent of the particular mental, psychological or other apparatus supporting them. Thus, Peirce’s position shares a fundamental anti-psychologism with Frege and Husserl. But unlike them, his is an anti-psychologism without the […]

From Helge Kragh, Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology, 2008 p. 187-188 “In 1891 he [Peirce] described his hypothesis as follows: ‘The state of things in the infinite past is chaos … the nothingness of which consists in the total absence of regularity. The state of things in the infinite future is death, […]

Two messages from Søren Brier to peirce-l (De Waal seminar) God is real but does not exist: so the best way to worship him is through the religion of science Why a concept of the divine supplements the idea and functioning of science

A Peirce quote, sent to the biosemiotics list by Søren Brier. “To find that out is our task. I will begin the work with this guess. Uniformities in the modes of action of things have come about by their taking habits. At present, the course of events is approximately determined by law. In the past […]

Soren Brier, Cybersemiotics: A New Foundation for Transdisciplinary Theory of Information, Cognition, Meaningful Communication and the Interaction Between Nature and Culture, INTEGRAL REVIEW, June 2013, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 220-263., Cybersemiotics, Vol. 9, No. 2.pdf p. 222 (3) “Rather than basing our culture on the conception that the highest goal of knowledge is […]

In Cornelis de Waal, Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed, it was written that Peirce has distinguished between real and existing. On biosemiotics list, Gary Richmond has recommended Kelly Parker’s, The Continuity of Peirce’s Thought on this subject. He has also quoted Peirce: “[. . .] I call your attention to the fact that reality […]

Three books recommended on the biosemiotics list: C. W. Spinks, Peirce and Triadomania Edwina Taborsky, Architectonics of Semiosis Cornelis de Waal, Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed Some more books Peirce and Biosemiotics Series: Biosemiotics, Vol. 11 Romanini, Vinicius, Fernandez, Eliseo (Eds.) Kelly A. Parker, The Continuity of Peirce’s Thought (Vanderbilt Library of American Philosophy)