Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-08 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
Against "meaning" I think that there is a danger of allowing our anthropocentrism to bias the discussion. I worry that the term 'meaning' carries too much of a linguistic bias. By this I mean that it is too attractive to use language as our archtypical model when we talk about information.

Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-08 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, Recent discussions on information on this list reminds me of one of the main principles of signs advanced by Ferdinand de Saussure (1859-1913) -- the arbitrariness of linguistic signs. In contrast, Peirce (1839-1914), a chemist-turned-logician-philosopher, seems to have

Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-08 Thread 钟义信
Dear Krassiir,The formulars you proposed in your summary is good. May I mention that the following formulas will be more precise:Object Info = External info = Syntactic info = DataPerceived info = Internal info = Syntactic info + Semantic info + Pragmatic infoIn other words, data is also a kind of