Forgetfulness Of Purpose • 1

Naturally I had purposes and reflected on my purposes for as long as I can remember but I don’t think I thought about the concept of purpose in a systematic way until I began taking courses on cybernetics and systems theory in college.  So I’ll try beginning this anamnesis with the readings that stick in my memory from those times.

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3 Responses to Forgetfulness Of Purpose • 1

  1. tgollier says:

    Jon,

    I’m interested in the essentiality of purpose on diagrams, and especially the effect of re-purposing on them. Perhaps you’ll veer off in that direction, and I see I can follow you here.

    Thanks,
    Tom

    • Jon Awbrey says:

      I am of course always looking at intelligent systems with a Peircean Eye — that would be the Third One, you know — but I can’t foresee at present how soon I can layer in the traces of what shows up in that perspective.

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