Category Archives: Semiosis

Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 9

Re: Peirce List • Jon Alan Schmidt Just a note to record this citation by Jon Alan Schmidt of an important theme in Peirce.  It touches on one of those recurring questions which has come up time and again on the … Continue reading

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Survey of Cybernetics • 1

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

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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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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 6

Questions about the use of “semiotic triangles” and “semiotic triskelia” to represent triadic sign relations have come up again, as they often do in the wider world, prompting me to revisit an earlier comment on the subject and to tri, … Continue reading

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Survey of Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 1

This is a Survey of blog and wiki resources relating to the theory of signs (variously known as semeiotic or semiotics) and the interplay (known as semiosis) of signs and their objects, as based on C.S. Peirce’s concept of triadic sign … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 5

Re: Richard Coyne • Recursion Again 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 to … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 4

Re: Semiotic Triangle • John Corcoran Concepts for Peirce are mental symbols, so they fall under the general designation of signs.  For triadic sign relations in general, then, we are dealing with a triadic relation among (1) objects of signs, … Continue reading

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Signspiel • 1

Re: Ontolog Forum • John Sowa All sorts of players have given us all sorts of spiel about speech acts over the years, but Peirce stands out from the chorus in giving us generative models of semiosis based on triadic … Continue reading

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Survey of Pragmatic Semiotic Information • 4

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on Pragmatic Semiotic Information.  All my projects are exploratory in character but this line of inquiry is more open-ended than most.  The question is: What is information and how does it … Continue reading

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