Monthly Archives: November 2019

Cybernetics • Regulation In Biological Systems • Selection 1

Regulation In Biological Systems 10/3.   The foundation.   Let us start at the beginning.  The most basic facts in biology are that this earth is now two thousand million years old, and that the biologist studies mostly that which … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 18

Re: Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • (14) • (16) • (17) Re: Peirce List • Tom Gollier We do not live in axiom systems.  We do not live encased in languages, formal or natural.  There is no reason to think … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 17

Re: Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • (14) • (16) Re: Peirce List • Tom Gollier I meant to write more last time but got waylaid by an onslaught of weather and progress on this topic is likely to be glacial … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 16

Re: Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 14 Re: Peirce List • Tom Gollier Staying focused on a set objective has never been my strong point so let me emblazon the following emblem by way of keeping my eyes on the … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 15

The way of inquiry being blocked on Wikipedia, I saved the last version of Pragmatic Truth I worked on to several other wikis.  The current state of that article fork begins as follows: Pragmatic Theory Of Truth Pragmatic theory of truth … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 8

Re: Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • (5) • (7) Re: FB | Semeiotics • Gary Herstein Continuing questions about “infinite semiosis” vs. “unbounded semiosis” prompt me to make another comment by way of bringing our focus to bear on the … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 7

Re: Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 5 It’s a common mistake to confound infinite with unbounded.  A process can continue without end and still be “bounded in a nutshell”.  So a sign process can pass from sign to interpretant sign … Continue reading

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