# Tag Archives: Icon Index Symbol

## { Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • John Sowa JFS: A more fundamental term is proposition, which is informally defined as the “meaning” of a sentence.  That meaning is usually analyzed as comprehension (also known as intension) and extension. The easier-on-the-eyes blog version of … Continue reading

## { Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Discussion 1

A puzzle in Peirce I have puzzled over for as long as I can remember involves the relationship between his theory of signs, marking the characters of icons, indices, and symbols, and his theory of inquiry, bearing the three inferences … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 17

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien Our object being to clarify the relationships among icons, indices, and symbols, I believe the maximum benefit possible at this point is to be gained from … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 16

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • JAS • HR Having lost my train of thought due to a week on the road, I would like to go back and pick up the thread at … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 15

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs I put down the cup and turn to my mind.  It is up to my mind to find the truth.  But how?  What grave uncertainty, whenever the mind feels overtaken by itself;  when … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 14

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien Re: Icon Index Symbol • (10) • (11) • (12) • (13) Let me sum up the main points of the above exchange before moving on. … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 13

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List Discussion • Helmut Raulien HR: I guess, that a difference between Peirce’s relation theory, and his semiotics and category theory, is, that the first is about all triadic relations, and … Continue reading