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Type:

Article in Journal

Title:

Some Mathematical Facts about Peirce's Game

Year:

2005

Journal:

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society

Volume:

41

Issue:

1

Pages:

189-201

Keywords:

Evolution, Chance, Mathematics

Abstract:

Discusses an exposition of some key mathematical properties of the game of chance that philosopher Charles S. Peirce uses to model certain features of biological evolution. Philosophical significance of the game; Suggestions about how the mathematics might relate to some of Peirce's philosophical hypotheses.

ISSN:

00091774

Language:

English