Archic Matrix: Principles

Creative cause functioning by virtue of (indeterminate) potentiality transcend what is given, functioning caused is without limit different for different things, indeterminate in kind of functioning caused
Elemental cause functioning by virtue of (determinate) potentiality immanent in what is given, from which the functioning emerges same for all things, all things are the same in their being
Comprehensive cause functioning by virtue of actuality (of totality) transcend what is given, functioning of all things transcends any given thing same for all things, all things are differentiated parts of same whole
Reflexive cause functioning by virtue of actuality (of functionality) immanent in what is given, as the functioning itself different for different things, determinate in kind of functioning caused

Since the Archic Matrix can be thought of as the union of four separate fourfolds, each of the fourfolds of perspective, reality, method, principle can be considered on its own. Here is the fourfold of principles consisting of creative, elemental, comprehensive, and reflexive principles. The content of the table and the bottom figure is derived from Walter Watson’s Architectonics of Meaning.

[*6.146-*6.148]

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2 Responses to “Archic Matrix: Principles”

  1. Walter Watson and David Dilworth’s Archic Matrix « Equivalent Exchange Says:

    […] The main stances are perspective from the Sophists, reality from Democritus, method from Plato, and principle from Aristotle. These stances partition “what is”, however it is conceived, into four […]

  2. Archic Matrix: Methods « Equivalent Exchange Says:

    […] Exchange Philosophy, semiotics, and logic « Archic Matrix: Realities Archic Matrix: Principles […]

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