Hi, Howard. Answering your question hb: i'm a newcomer to these discussions. what is the fourth great domain of science? Might be useful also for who came in the FIS list after 2015 IS4IS Summit. The last discussion before the conference, was A Dialog on the Informational as the 4th Great Domain
Meaning is a social function (G.H.Mead). The meaning can be simply identifying by looking what habits it produces (C.S.Peirce), the meaning of a word is its use (late Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations). There remains no question about meaning so far. This problem is finally solved.