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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Comment 8

So what is all this fuss about the relation between inquiry and signs, as analyzed in Peirce’s theories of their structure and function and synthesized in his theory of information? The best way I’ve found to see where the problem … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Comment 7

One of the most tantalizing puzzles in Peirce’s work is the relation between his theory of inquiry and his theory of signs.  From the outset I found it useful to return to his early ventures where the two theories work … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 3

Re: Ontolog Forum • JFS What I find lacking in these static ontological hierarchies is the dynamic, functional, transformational side of scientific inquiry, the process that produces the product known as knowledge.  If sciences are bodies of organized knowledge, what … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 2

I’ve been following the discussion on the Sys Sci list that asks the question, “What Is Systems Science?”.  I haven’t found the time to join in yet but it is very interesting to me on account of the fact my … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 1

Re: Systems Science • Kenneth Lloyd Ken’s comment made me realize that the notation is probably not the best.  It tends to mislead us into thinking we already have in hand, in other words, that we already have perfect information … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information (Ψ)

I remember it was back in ’76 when I began to notice a subtle shift of focus in the computer science journals I was reading, from discussing X to discussing Information About X, or as I came to notate it.  … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 7

Re: Joselle DiNunzio Kehoe • Information and Questions of Consciousness C.S. Peirce put forth the idea that what he called “the laws of information” were key to solving “the puzzle of the validity of scientific inference” and thus to understanding … Continue reading

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