Finite semiotics: Recovery functions, semioformation, and the hyperreal

@article{Shackell2019FiniteSR,
  title={Finite semiotics: Recovery functions, semioformation, and the hyperreal},
  author={Cameron Shackell},
  journal={Semiotica},
  year={2019},
  volume={2019},
  pages={211 - 226}
}
Abstract The grounding of semiotics in the finiteness of cognition is extended by examining the assumption that cognition can be compared or described. To this end, the two means by which qualitative values for cognition are putatively derived – introspection and observation – are framed in terms of the semiosic field as metacognition and trans-metacognition. These recovery functions are seen to be complex and mutable, dependent on context and habitus rather than objective encapsulation of past… 
3 Citations

Figures from this paper

Cognitive Externalities and HCI: Towards the Recognition and Protection of Cognitive Rights
TLDR
It is argued that the well-established economic theory around externalities should be adapted to regulate this aspect of HCI: both to remedy inefficiencies and inequalities, and forestall further exploitation.
Computational opposition analysis using word embeddings: A method for strategising resonant informal argument
TLDR
This paper offers a method for automating opposition analysis (OA), a technique from semiotics used in marketing and literary analysis to plot objects of interest on oppositional axes, a reframing of texts as proxies for thought and opposition as the product of oscillation in thought in response to those proxies.
Finite semiotics: Cognitive sets, semiotic vectors, and semiosic oscillation
TLDR
The expanded theory of finite semiotics is advanced as a useful basis for two new complementary disciplines: a computational, mathematical science of “natural semiotic processing” (NSP) to trace and model semiotic vectors and oscillation; and an ethical, rhetorical art of ‘technological influencing’ to guide its inputs and applications.

References

SHOWING 1-4 OF 4 REFERENCES
Finite cognition and finite semiosis: A new perspective on semiotics for the information age
Abstract For semiotics the precipitous arrival of the information age and the “attention economy” suggests a new theoretical standpoint: that semiosis is a function of the finiteness of human
Main trends in recent philosophy: two dogmas of empiricism.
M ODERN empiricism has been conditioned in large part by two dogmas. One is a belief in some fundamental cleavage between truths which are analytic, or grounded in meanings independently of matters
The two dogmas of empiricism
Modern empiricism has been conditioned in large part by two dogmas. One is a belief in some fundamental cleavage between truths which are analytic, or grounded in meanings independently of matters of
A Review of B. F. Skinner’s ‘Reinforcement Theory of Motivation’
B. F. Skinner in his book Beyond Freedom and Dignity said that thinkers should make fundamental changes in human behavior, and they couldn't bring these changes only with the help of physics or