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Hypostatic Abstraction

Hypostatic Abstraction (HA) is a formal operation on a subject–predicate form that preserves its information while introducing a new subject and upping the “arity” of its predicate. To cite a notorious example, HA turns “Opium is drowsifying” into “Opium has dormitive virtue”. Continue reading

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Theory of Signs Semeiotic is one of the terms C.S. Peirce used to describe his theory of triadic sign relations and it serves to distinguish his theory of signs from other approaches to the same subject matter, more generally referred … Continue reading

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