What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

"What the Tortoise Said to Achilles, written by Lewis Carroll in 1895 for the philosophical journal Mind, is a brief allegorical dialogue on the foundations of logic."$ ACHILLES had overtaken the Tortoise, and had seated himself comfortably on its hack. "So you've got to the end of our race-course?" said the Tortoise. " Even though … Continue reading What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

Illustrations of the Logic of Science

Popular Science Monthly Volume 12 January 1878  (1878) Illustrations of the Logic of Science II By Charles Sanders Peirce *** By C. S. PEIRCE, ASSISTANT IN THE UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY.   SECOND PAPER.—HOW TO MAKE OUR IDEAS CLEAR. I. WHOEVER has looked into a modern treatise on logic of the common sort, will doubtless … Continue reading Illustrations of the Logic of Science