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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

Re: Cybernetics • Ontolog Forum • Structural Modeling • Systems Science Here are links to fuller discussions of semiotics. Sign Relations • InterSciWiki • Wikiversity The approach described here develops from what I regard as the core definition of triadic … Continue reading

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Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 1

A first mention of semiotics (and cybersemiotics) in another group gave me a chance to begin a fresh introduction to the subject.  I thought it might be useful to share that here. Here’s the intro I wrote for Wikipedia many … Continue reading

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Theme One • A Program Of Inquiry : 17

Re: Ontolog Forum • (1) Re: Systems Science • (1) Re: Laws Of Form • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) The move is all over but the unpacking, and the time looks ripe to pick up this thread … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • Ferenc Kovacs Re: Anja-Karina Pahl • Contradiction and Analogy as the Basis for Inventive Thinking One of the insights coming out of Peirce’s logical work is the fact that negative operations are more powerful than positive … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 10

Re: Ontolog Forum Artem Kaznatcheev posted an interesting discussion on his blog under the title “Models as Maps and Maps as Interfaces” that I saw as fitting under this head.  A reader of Peirce may recognize critical insights of pragmatic thought … Continue reading

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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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