Category Archives: Systems Theory

Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 5

Re: Ontolog Forum • Bruce Schuman I would call that the pragmatic-semiotic point of view and not find anything shocking in it. One can find earlier foreshadowings — Plato’s Cratylus and the Stoic lekton are often mentioned in this connection … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 4

Re: Ontolog Forum • MW In the systems approach to inquiry I’ve been pursuing, all specifications, state descriptions, or values of variables come in three modalities:  expected, intended, and actually observed. A difference between expectation and observation is accounted as … Continue reading

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Constraints and Indications : 2

Re: Ontolog Forum • JS Coping with collaboration, communication, context, integration, interoperability, perspective, purpose, and the reality of the information dimension demands a transition from conceptual environments bounded by dyadic relations to those informed by triadic relations, especially the variety … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 3

Re: Ontolog Forum • MDeB I remember Doug Medin from the year I was at Illinois and I recall a colloquium talk Frank Keil gave at Michigan State that intrigued me because he echoed ideas from Kant about the synthetic … Continue reading

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Theme One • A Program Of Inquiry : 5

Re: Laws Of Form Discussion • BL I started learning programming about the same time I first ran across C.S. Peirce’s Logical Graphs and Spencer Brown’s Laws of Form in the late 60s and naturally tried each new language and each new … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 2

I just got reminded of an earlier blog post that more or less fits here.  It links to the bibliography I had in hand and mind when I went back to graduate school in systems engineering to synthesize all the … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • DE • ET The role of acquired knowledge bases in inquiry, learning, and reasoning is discussed in the following article and sections. Introduction to Inquiry Driven Systems Inquiry Learning Transfer Testing

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