Category Archives: Pragmatic Semiotic Information

Sign Relations • Denotation

One aspect of a sign’s complete meaning concerns the reference a sign has to its objects, which objects are collectively known as the denotation of the sign.  In the pragmatic theory of sign relations, denotative references fall within the projection … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Discussion 6

Re: Sign Relations • Definition • Examples Re: Ontolog Forum • Alex Shkotin (1) (2) (3) Dear Alex, We all love natural languages, our native tongues, but each one has a mind of its own and a habit of saying … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Dyadic Aspects

For an arbitrary triadic relation whether it is a sign relation or not, there are six dyadic relations obtained by projecting on one of the planes of the -space   The six dyadic projections of a triadic relation are defined … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Examples

Because the examples to follow have been artificially constructed to be as simple as possible, their detailed elaboration can run the risk of trivializing the whole theory of sign relations.  Despite their simplicity, however, these examples have subtleties of their … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Discussion 5

Re: Sign Relations • Discussion 4 Re: Peirce List • Gary Fuhrman • Jon Alan Schmidt The transformative idea in Peirce’s case of the French interpreter is not the convertibility of term logic, propositional logic, and monadic predicate logic — … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Discussion 4

Re: Peirce List • Edwina Taborsky A note on a couple of recurring themes may be useful at this point. Peirce’s “metaphorical argument” for transforming discussion of interpretive agents, whether individuals or communities, to discussion of interpretant signs is as … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Discussion 3

Re: Sign Relations • Definition Re: Ontolog Forum • Alex Shkotin (1) (2) Regarding Peirce’s definition of a sign linked above, Alex Shkotin writes: A Sign is unusually active in Peirce’s definition: A (a sign) brings B (interpretant sign) into … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Signs and Inquiry

There is a close relationship between the pragmatic theory of signs and the pragmatic theory of inquiry.  In fact, the correspondence between the two studies exhibits so many congruences and parallels that it is often best to treat them as … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Discussion 2

Re: Cybernetics • Bernard C.E. Scott Re: Sign Relations • Definition Regarding Peirce’s definition of a sign given in the previous post, Bernard Scott writes: It is very helpful [to] distinguish Peirce’s formal semiotic (his logic) from psychological, and by … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Definition

One of Peirce’s clearest and most complete definitions of a sign is one he gives in the context of providing a definition for logic, and so it is informative to view it in that setting. Logic will here be defined … Continue reading

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