# Category Archives: Information = Comprehension × Extension

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) In reference to the doctrine of individuals, two distinctions should be borne in mind.  The logical atom, or term not capable of logical division, must be one of which every predicate may … Continue reading

## Mathematical Demonstration and the Doctrine of Individuals • 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce’s “Logic Of Relatives” (1870) Demonstration of the sort called mathematical is founded on suppositions of particular cases.  The geometrician draws a figure;  the algebraist assumes a letter to signify a single quantity fulfilling the required conditions.  … Continue reading

## Survey of Cybernetics • 3

Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors? Plato • … Continue reading

## Survey of Definition and Determination • 2

In the early 1990s, “in the middle of life’s journey” as the saying goes, I returned to grad school in a systems engineering program with the idea of taking a more systems-theoretic approach to my development of Peircean themes, from … Continue reading

## Survey of Pragmatic Semiotic Information • 6

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

## Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • Discussion 4

Re: Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • All Liar, No Paradox Re: FB | Pattern Languages for Systemic Transformation • Esteban Trev JA: A statement asserts that a statement is a statement that is false. The statement violates an axiom of … Continue reading

## Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • Discussion 3

Re: Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • All Liar, No Paradox Re: FB | Charles S. Peirce Society • Kent Olson KO: The liar paradox is a self-referential paradox, yes? I think Russell answered these. Dear Kent, Russell had no inkling … Continue reading

## Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • Discussion 2

Re: All Liar, No Paradox • Zeroth Law Of Semiotics Re: FB | Charles S. Peirce Society • Joseph Harry Paradoxes star among my first loves in logic.  So enamored was I with tricks of the mind’s eye I remember … Continue reading

## Survey of Cybernetics • 2

Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors? Plato • … Continue reading

## Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • Discussion 1

Re: Zeroth Law Of Semiotics • Comment 2 Re: Laws of Form • John Mingers JM: Hmmm Sounds terribly like analytic philosophy to me. There are not real philosophical problems, it’s all just a matter of misuse of words. Have … Continue reading