Peirce's Continuous Predicates

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (2):178 (2013)
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A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.As is well known, according to Charles S. Peirce one of the principal tasks of logic is the analysis of reasoning. This was indeed the explicit purpose of his logical algebras and graphical logic, and Peirce often credits himself with possessing a special gift for logical analysis. Yet he surprisingly also holds that “absolute completeness of logical analysis is no less unattainable [than] is omniscience. Carry it as far as you please, and something will always remain unanalyzed.” 1 The question thus arises as to what Peirce could have meant by saying that, in logical analysis, something remains unanalyzed. This question, important..

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Francesco Bellucci
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Peirce on Abstraction.Jay Zeman - 1982 - The Monist 65 (2):211-229.

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