Rhema

Keyword: Rhema


Article in Journal | Posted 17/08/2017
Bellucci, Francesco (2014). “Logic, considered as Semeiotic”: On Peirce's Philosophy of Logic
In his later years, Peirce devoted much energy to the project of a book on logic, whose intended title was “Logic, considered as Semeiotic.” That the science of logic is better considered as...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/03/2016
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

A rheme is a blank form of proposition, such that when each blank is filled with a proper name, the result is a proposition. The valency of a rheme...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2016
Quote from "The Fourth Curiosity"

When a blank form is such that the result of determining each blank in it to express a proper name is to reconvert it into a proposition, however silly, that blank form is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/10/2015
Quote from "Notes on Portions of Hume's "Treatise on Human Nature""

In their relations to their Triadic, i.e. intended or adaptational Interpretants, Signs may, 1st, determine those interpretants, merely in the sense that, if the...

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...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/09/2014
Quote from "Lecture I [R]"

the word rhema is used in logic to denote any proposition and any blank form which would become a proposition if every one of its blanks were filled with a proper...

Manuscript | Posted 22/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 450

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-26.
Improvement in reasoning requires, first of all, a study of deduction. For this, an unambiguous and simple system of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism"

By a rheme, or predicate, will here be meant a blank form of proposition which might have resulted by striking out certain parts of a proposition...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

Take any proposition and erase certain parts of it, so that it is no longer a proposition but only a blank form which after every blank had been filled by a proper name would become a proposition...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

In regard to its relation to its signified interpretant, a sign is either a Rheme, a Dicent, or an Argument. This corresponds to the old division Term, Proposition, & Argument, modified so as...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)"

If from a propositional symbol we erase one or more of the parts which separately denote its objects, the remainder is what is called a rhema; but I shall...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Syllabus: Nomenclature and Division of Triadic Relations, as far as they are determined"

A Rheme is a Sign which, for its Interpretant, is a Sign of qualitative Possibility, that is, is understood as representing such and such a kind of possible Object...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Syllabus: Nomenclature and Division of Triadic Relations, as far as they are determined"

If parts of a proposition be erased so as to leave blanks in their places, and if these blanks are of such a nature that if each of them be filled by a proper name...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture V"

A representamen is either a rhema, a proposition, or an argument. An argument is a representamen which separately shows what interpretant it is intended to...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Logical Tracts. No. 1. On Existential Graphs"

Each rhema is equivalent to a blank form such that of all its blanks are filled with proper names, it becomes a proposition, or symbol capable of assertion.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Logical Tracts. No. 2. On Existential Graphs, Euler's Diagrams, and Logical Algebra"

Let a heavy dot or dash be used in place of a noun which has been erased from a proposition. A blank form of proposition produced by such erasures as can be filled, each...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "On Logical Graphs"

An assertion fulfilling the condition having been obtained, let a number of the proper designations of individual subjects be omitted, so that the assertion becomes a mere blank form for an...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "The Critic of Arguments. II. The Reader is Introduced to Relatives"

A rhema is somewhat closely analogous to a chemical atom or radicle with unsaturated bonds. A non-relative rhema is like a univalent radicle; it has but one unsaturated bond. A relative rhema is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "On the Basic Rules of Logical Transformation"

A rhema is an indispensible part of speech in every language. Every verb is a rhema.

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...

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