Monthly Archives: August 2018

Survey of Semiotic Theory Of Information • 3

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on the Semiotic Theory Of Information.  All my projects are exploratory in essence but this line of inquiry is more open-ended than most.  The question is: What is information and how … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • RavS In pursuing applications of pragmatic semiotics to scientific research the following distinctions are critical. We have the relational roles known as Object, Sign, and Interpretant Sign.  These are places or roles a thing may occupy … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 1

Re: Systems Science • Kenneth Lloyd Ken’s comment made me realize that the notation is probably not the best.  It tends to mislead us into thinking we already have in hand, in other words, that we already have perfect information … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information (Ψ)

I remember it was back in ’76 when I began to notice a subtle shift of focus in the computer science journals I was reading, from discussing X to discussing Information About X, or as I came to notate it.  … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 5

Re: Ontolog Forum • Bruce Schuman I would call that the pragmatic-semiotic point of view and not find anything shocking in it. One can find earlier foreshadowings — Plato’s Cratylus and the Stoic lekton are often mentioned in this connection … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 10

Re: Ontolog Forum • RavS The words predicate, proposition, relation, and so on are affected by many variations in usage.  Some of their uses are associated with philosophical habits unlikely to change any time soon.  But there are a number … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 9

Re: Ontolog Forum • RonS Concrete examples are very instructive in this arena, and when it comes to refutations a single counter-example serves to puncture many a fallacious general proposition. Here’s a couple of articles, illustrated with concrete examples of a … Continue reading

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