Keyword: Continuum

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity. MS [R] 14

Robin Catalogue:
The nature of mathematics, pure and applied. In general, mathematics is concerned with the substance of hypotheses, drawing necessary conclusions from them; pure...

Manuscript | Posted 11/06/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1897-8). Abstracts of 8 Lectures. MS [R] 942

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-33, incomplete, with variants and a single sheet entitled “Bifaria for 8 Lectures” (B8). The bare nothing of possibility logically...

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
Buckley, Benjamin L. (2012). The Continuity Debate: Dedekind, Cantor, du Bois-Reymond, and Peirce on Continuity and Infinitesimals

The topic of this book is the historical struggle to define and defend a realnumber continuum which could do the work limit theory required of it. These definitions drew heavily on philosophical...

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
Zalamea, Fernando (2012). Peirce’s Logic of Continuity: A Conceptual and Mathematical Approach

Peirce’s logic of continuity is explored from a double perspective: (i) Peirce’s original understanding of the continuum, alternative to Cantor’s analytical Real line, (ii) Peirce’s original...