Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-18 Thread Bruno Marchal
Hi Karl, On 15 Oct 2013, at 17:23, Karl Javorszky wrote: As Bob said experiences - words. Wittgenstein said words - numbers. Pythagoras: world - numbers. Idea: organise numbers like you organise words and see the world. Question from Stan: experience - number ?. Answer: Like in Bobs

[Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread John Collier
This term might be useful in the context of the present discussion, especially in the contest of coordinated practice(s). Cognotype might also be useful. I think these might lead to a more fine-grained analysis of the more integrative sociotype.

Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread Bob Logan
Thanks John for alerting us to the terms praxotype and cognotyppe. I have a simpler formula which I made use of in my book the Extended Mind: The Emergence of Language, the Human Mind and Culture. Words are simply concepts and hence thinking tools. Before verbal language hominids communicated

Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread Karl Javorszky
Cointinuing Bob's discourse on language and words, the next step was done by Wittgenstein, who said that as tokens, words can be represented by numbers. This is a resurrecting of Pythagoras' statement, that Nature is representable by natural numbers and their harmonies. It is important to keep in

Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread Stanley N Salthe
Kark, all -- I have question about this numbers -- words concept. For users of a given language much an be communicated by connotation as well as denotation. It seems to me that the matching of numbers to words would not encompass this -- would it? As well, what about synonyms with slightly

Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 15 Oct 2013, at 14:32, Karl Javorszky wrote: Cointinuing Bob's discourse on language and words, the next step was done by Wittgenstein, who said that as tokens, words can be represented by numbers. This is a resurrecting of Pythagoras' statement, that Nature is representable by natural

Re: [Fis] Praxotype

2013-10-15 Thread Krassimir Markov
, October 15, 2013 6:23 PM To: Stanley N Salthe Cc: fis Subject: Re: [Fis] Praxotype As Bob said experiences - words. Wittgenstein said words - numbers. Pythagoras: world - numbers. Idea: organise numbers like you organise words and see the world. Question from Stan: experience - number ?. Answer: Like