Category Archives: Logic of Science

Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • Ferenc Kovacs Re: Anja-Karina Pahl • Contradiction and Analogy as the Basis for Inventive Thinking One of the insights coming out of Peirce’s logical work is the fact that negative operations are more powerful than positive … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 10

Re: Ontolog Forum Artem Kaznatcheev posted an interesting discussion on his blog under the title “Models as Maps and Maps as Interfaces” that I saw as fitting under this head.  A reader of Peirce may recognize critical insights of pragmatic thought … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Comment 8

So what is all this fuss about the relation between inquiry and signs, as analyzed in Peirce’s theories of their structure and function and synthesized in his theory of information? The best way I’ve found to see where the problem … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 9

Re: Ontolog Forum • JS I’ll be experiencing intermittent interruptions from now until the moving vans come and probably a while after but I’m hoping things will settle down by Thanksgiving. For the moment I’ll simply post a few links … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Comment 7

One of the most tantalizing puzzles in Peirce’s work is the relation between his theory of inquiry and his theory of signs.  From the outset I found it useful to return to his early ventures where the two theories work … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 8

Re: Ontolog Forum • JS The concept of a triadic sign relation, in typical form where is the object domain (think universe of discourse) and and are domains of signs (think channels or languages) being used to talk and think … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 7

Re: Ontolog Forum • JS JS: It appears to me that it is very difficult to fully grasp the fundamental issues associated with pragmatic semiotic information when the natural language of the individual conducting the inquiry is the main object … Continue reading

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