Tag Archives: Relation Theory

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 considering a triadic relation among objects of signs, signs of … Continue reading

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Abductive Inference, Concept Formation, Hypothesis Formation • 1

In pragmatic semiotics, concept formation like hypothesis formation falls under the heading of abductive inference.  A lot has been said and there’s a lot more to say about that, but things are too much in flux right now to allow … 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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Individuality, Identity, Teridentity • 1

Some problems cannot be solved in the paradigms where they first appear, which is why we keep recurring to them without quite freeing ourselves from the loops in which they ensnare us.  Questions about the supposed uniqueness of supposed individuals … 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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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 3

For ease of reference, here are two variants of Peirce’s 1902 definition of a sign, which he gives in the process of defining logic. Selections from C.S. Peirce, “Carnegie Application” (1902) No. 12.  On the Definition of Logic Logic will … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 2

Here are links to fuller discussions of semiotics. Sign Relations ☞ InterSciWiki • OEIS Wiki • Wikiversity The approach described here develops from what I regard as the core definition of triadic sign relations, one explicit enough to support a … Continue reading

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