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Sign Relations • Comment 9

Re: Facebook Discussion • CJ Yes, that’s the idea. Descriptive semiotics needs formal models for describing any sort of sign-using conduct, whether conducted by humans, life-forms, machines, or sign-using systems in general. Normative semiotics, also known as logic, inquires into … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 8

Re: Semiotic Triangle • JC Peirce being prickly as usual his distinctions all tend toward tri-stinctions and on this field he wields his trident:  Tone, Token, Type. Here’s a link to a few pertinent passages: Tone, Token, Type

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Sign Relations • Comment 7

Re: Semiotic Triangle • FB I am still looking for a way to build a bridge between the different senses of complete and incomplete being used in this discussion but while that bridge is under construction it may help to … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 6

Re: Semiotic Triangle • JA • FB • JA • FB Two different senses of completeness and incompleteness in regard to signs arose in discussion at this point, as illustrated by the following exchange: FB: “Socrates” for Peirce would be … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 5

Note. The following links afford a review of the discussion up to this point. Re: Semiotic Triangle • JC • JA • JA • JC • JA • JA • JC • JA • FB • JA • JA Peirce … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 4

Cf: Semiotic Triangle • JA The following passage is very instructive on several points, illuminating especially the relationship between interpreters (sign-using agents) and interpretant signs. We are all, then, sufficiently familiar with the fact that many words have much implication;  … Continue reading

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Sign Relations • Comment 3

Re: Semiotic Triangle • John Corcoran A sign relation is a formal structure that satisfies a very general definition, on the same order of generality as a mathematical group or geometry.  So any consideration of what a particular sign relation … Continue reading

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