Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 15

A Comprehensile Tale

Here’s a gloss on “comprehension” I copied from Runes some years ago, plus a bit of commentary I added at the time.

Comprehension.  The sum of characteristics which connote a class notion symbolized by a general term.  Also, the features common to a number of instances or objects.  Thus, the connotation (qv) or intension (qv) of a concept.  (Otto F. Kraushaar, in D.D. Runes (ed.) Dictionary of Philosophy, 1962).


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