Category Archives: Process Thinking

Survey of Semiotic Theory Of Information • 1

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

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Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 1

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Inquiry Driven Systems, material I plan to refine toward a more compact and systematic treatment of the subject. An inquiry driven system is a system having among its state variables … Continue reading

Posted in Abduction, Action, Adaptive Systems, Aristotle, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Research Tools, Change, Cognitive Science, Communication, Cybernetics, Deduction, Descartes, Dewey, Discovery, Doubt, Education, Educational Systems Design, Educational Technology, Fixation of Belief, Induction, Information, Information Theory, Inquiry, Inquiry Driven Systems, Inquiry Into Inquiry, Intelligent Systems, Interpretation, Invention, Kant, Knowledge, Learning, Learning Theory, Logic, Logic of Science, Mathematics, Mental Models, Peirce, Pragmatic Maxim, Pragmatism, Process Thinking, Scientific Inquiry, Semiotics, Sign Relations, Surveys, Teaching, Triadic Relations, Visualization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All Process, No Paradox • 6

Re: R.J. Lipton • Anti-Social Networks Re: Lou Kauffman • Iterants, Imaginaries, Matrices Comments I made elsewhere about computer science and (anti-)social networks have a connection with the work in progress on this thread, so it may steal a march … Continue reading

Posted in Algorithms, Amphecks, Boolean Algebra, Boolean Functions, C.S. Peirce, Cactus Graphs, Cybernetics, Differential Logic, Graph Theory, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Lou Kauffman, Mathematics, Minimal Negation Operators, Painted Cacti, Paradox, Peirce, Process Thinking, Propositional Calculus, Spencer Brown, Systems, Time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

All Process, No Paradox • 4

Thus began the Days of the Bliss of Valinor; and thus began also the Count of Time. Tolkien • Quenta Silmarillion While looking for something else on the web, I ran across an old note I had written in reply … Continue reading

Posted in Abstraction, C.S. Peirce, Conceptual Graphs, Cybernetics, Differential Logic, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Paradox, Peirce, Process, Process Thinking, Spencer Brown, Systems Theory, Time, Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

All Process, No Paradox • 3

Consider what effects that might conceivably have practical bearings you conceive the objects of your conception to have.  Then, your conception of those effects is the whole of your conception of the object. Charles S. Peirce • “Issues of Pragmaticism” … Continue reading

Posted in Animata, C.S. Peirce, Change, Cybernetics, Differential Logic, Graph Theory, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Paradox, Peirce, Pragmatic Maxim, Process Thinking, Spencer Brown, Systems, Time, Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

All Process, No Paradox • 1

This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. Tolkien • The Hobbit Talking about time is a waste of time.  Time … Continue reading

Posted in Animata, C.S. Peirce, Change, Cybernetics, Differential Logic, Graph Theory, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Paradox, Peirce, Process, Process Thinking, Spencer Brown, Systems Theory, Time, Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments