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The Role of Existential Graphs in Peirce ’ s Philosophy

@inproceedings{Dau2006TheRO,
  title={The Role of Existential Graphs in Peirce ’ s Philosophy},
  author={Frithjof Dau},
  year={2006}
}
  • F. Dau
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
Nowadays, Peirce is mostly recognized as the founder of pragmatism and for his extensive theory of signs. Interestingly, in contrast to the contemporary estimation of his work, Peirce himself considered his system of existential graphs as the ‘luckiest find of my career’. This paper aims to clarify why Peirce placed his existential graphs into the very heart of his philosophy. Moreover, the design of the graphs as diagrammatic reasoning system, as well as the design of the transformation rules… 

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