Monthly Archives: February 2019

{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } Revisited • Selection 5

Peirce now turns to his example of a conjunctive term, which he uses to show the connection between iconic reference and abductive inference. A similar line of thought may be gone through in reference to hypothesis.  In this case we must … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • Bruce Schuman When I was first learning information theory, one of my favorite tag lines was: Redundancy is the Essence of Information It’s a bit tongue-in-cheek but none-the-less apt. Although I had happened on hints of … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } Revisited • Selection 4

Selection 3 showed how it was possible to combine symbols in such a way as to end up with species of representation outside the class of genuine symbols and introduced the concepts of conjunctive terms and disjunctive terms to describe … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 10

Re: Ontolog Forum • Azamat Abdoullaev As I see it, the semiotics or theory of signs handed down by Aristotle, Augustine, the Medieval Scholastics, Locke, and others took a significant leap toward a truly scientific theory with the work of … Continue reading

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