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Camargo Flórez, M. A. (2021). Can God prescind from Zeroness? Deleuze, Peirce and a thought experiment with colors. Revista Guillermo De Ockham, 19(1), 79–93. https://doi.org/10.21500/22563202.4845 (Original work published May 31, 2021)
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The purpose of this article is to explore the idea that, although Zeroness was coined by Deleuze and not by Peirce, there is no problem in considering it as the formal antecedent of Firstness. The argumentation will show that, without Zeroness, God could not have transformed nothingness into the empty set and, therefore, could not have created the elements of Firstness. This can be illustrated by a thought experiment in which it becomes evident that without the empty set, the continua of luminosity and color could not have arisen. In other words, without the Zeroness of the empty set, any attempt to create the colors would have been absorbed in the chaos of nothing.



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