Keyword: Interpretation

Article in Journal | Posted 17/01/2018
Ramberg, Bjorn (2004). Naturalizing Idealizations: Pragmatism and the Interpretivist Strategy
Following Quine, Davidson, and Dennett, I take mental states and linguistic meaning to be individuated with reference to interpretation. The regulative principle of ideal interpretation is to...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Wirth, Uwe (1999). Abductive Reasoning in Peirce's and Davidson's Account of Interpretation
Focuses on the role of the interpreter's abductive competence in the process of communication. Information on Donald Davidson's account of interpretation; Discussion on interpretation as...
Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Buczynska-Garewicz, Hanna (1988). Semiotics and the Art of Understanding
Manuscript | Posted 26/11/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1909). Meaning Preface. MS [R] 637

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., October 3-13, 1909, pp. 9-36, 27-30, 28-29, 31-36.
Tendency to guess right (but not necessarily on the first guess). Pure logic supports the...

Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Brier, Søren (2012). What Does it Take to Produce Interpretation? Informational, Peircean and Code-Semiotic Views on Biosemiotics
This paper presents a critical analysis of code-semiotics, which we see as the latest attempt to create paradigmatic foundation for solving the question of the emergence of life and consciousness. We...
Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Barbieri, Marcello (2013). Organic Semiosis and Peircean Semiosis
The discovery of the genetic code has shown that the origin of life has also been the origin of semiosis, and the discovery of many other organic codes has indicated that organic semiosis has been...
Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Rohr, David (2014). A Theory of Life as Information-Based Interpretation of Selecting Environments
This essay employs Charles Peirce’s triadic semiotics in order to develop a biosemiotic theory of life that is capable of illuminating the function of information in living systems. Specifically, I...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Nöth, Winfried (2011). From Representation to Thirdness and Representamen to Medium: Evolution of Peircean Key Terms and Topics
The article discusses philosopher Charles S. Peirce's theory of representation, noting its triadic nature. It is said that his use of the terms representation and sign was similar to that of...
Manuscript | Posted 28/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Sketch of Dichotomic Mathematics. MS [R] 4

A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-52 (p. 25 missing), with 11 pp. of variants.
Nominal and real definitions; definition of terms, e.g., “postulate,” “axiom,” “corrollary,” “theorem,” which are...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 20/12/2012
Wirth, Uwe: "Abductive Reasoning and Language Philosophy: Peirce's and Davidson's Account of Interpretation"

The Peircean idea of interpretation as an inferential process of hypothesis adoption reveals a suprising anticipation of the account of interpretation deployed by Davidson in his article “A nice...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 19/12/2012
Wirth, Uwe: "Abductive Inference and Literary Theory – Pragmatism, Hermeneutics and Semiotics"

In Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (1986) Eco points out that the task of Semiotics is to figure out the relationship between explicit interpretation and implicit intuition. The...