Rich AT EnglishLogicKernel DOT com
Ronald Stamper wrote:
Anyone interested in information systems will find the
semiotic approach valuable. Our work is based on semiotics and a form of
the metaphysical 'ontology' of presentism: only things in the present exist.
This compels one to account for all other things in terms of the signs
(memory, files, databases, records and communications) that do exist in the
present and stand for things elsewhere. This imposes a severe discipline
on one's analysis that brings our hidden uses of information to the surface.
Yes, John Sowa’s excellent tutorials on
signs and subjectivity in logic are familiar reading to me. What I meant was
the concept of a sign as an EVENT rather than as a less complex, less
structured blink in a sensor. I still don’t think the interface between
reality and logic is well established, at least, not yet for this subjective