Survey of Pragmatic Semiotic Information • 4

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on Pragmatic Semiotic Information.  All my projects are exploratory in character but this line of inquiry is more open-ended than most.  The question is:

What is information and how does it impact the spectrum of activities that answer to the name of inquiry?

Setting out on his lifelong quest to explore and explain the “Logic of Science”, C.S. Peirce pierced the veil of historical confusions surrounding the issue and fixed on what he called the “laws of information” as the key to answering how science works.  This was in 1865 and 1866, detailed in his lectures at Harvard University and the Lowell Institute.

Fast forward to the present and I see the Big Question as follows.  Comparing Peirce’s theory of information, however much it remains in a rough-hewn state, with Shannon’s paradigm so pervasively informing the ongoing revolution in our understanding and use of information today, I have reason to believe Peirce’s idea is more general in principle and has the potential, with due development, to resolve many mysteries still bedeviling our grasp of inference, information, and inquiry.

Inference, Information, Inquiry

Pragmatic Semiotic Information

Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations

Excursions

Blog Dialogs

References

  • Peirce, C.S. (1867), “Upon Logical Comprehension and Extension”.  Online.
  • Awbrey, J.L., and Awbrey, S.M. (1992), “Interpretation as Action : The Risk of Inquiry”, The Eleventh International Human Science Research Conference, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.
  • Awbrey, J.L., and Awbrey, S.M. (1995), “Interpretation as Action : The Risk of Inquiry”, Inquiry : Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 15(1), pp. 40–52.  ArchiveJournalOnline.
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