Keyword: Medad

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic. MS [R] 499(s)
Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/11/2015
Quote from "Lectures on Pragmatism [R]"

A rhema containing one blank I call a monad, that containing two a dyad, etc. An entire proposition I term a medad, from μηδέν.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "Cambridge Lectures on Reasoning and the Logic of Things: Detached Ideas continued and the Dispute between Nominalists and Realists"

I distinguish verbs according to the numbers of their subject blanks, as medads, monads, dyads, triads, etc. A medad, or...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "On Logical Graphs"

…let a number of the proper designations of individual subjects be omitted, so that the assertion becomes a mere blank form for an assertion which can be reconverted into an assertion by filling...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "The Logic of Relatives"

In a complete proposition there are no blanks. It may be called a medad, or medadic relative

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism"

In the present application, a medad must mean an indecomposable idea altogether severed logically from every other; a monad will mean an element which, except that...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "Logical Tracts. No. 2. On Existential Graphs, Euler's Diagrams, and Logical Algebra"

A rhema with no blank is called a medad, and is a complete proposition.

Manuscript | Posted 24/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture II [R]. MS [R] 455

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-31.
The first and third parts of an introduction to the alpha and beta parts of the system of existential graphs; MS. 456 is...

Manuscript | Posted 07/04/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903 [c.]). Logical Tracts. No. 1. On Existential Graphs. MS [R] 491

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c 1903], pp. 1-12; 1-10; 1-3; 11 pp. of variants. Logical and existential graphs (pp. 1-12). Basic definitions and principles of...

Manuscript | Posted 04/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity. MS [R] 15

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1-29, incomplete.
Same questions raised as in MS. 14. “Mathematics” defined, with extended comments on the divisions of the...