Information and the Nature of Reality: What is missing from theories of information?

  title={Information and the Nature of Reality: What is missing from theories of information?},
  author={Terrence W. Deacon},
Theories of information that attempt to sort out problems concerning the status and effi cacy of its content – as it is understood in thoughts, meanings, signs, intended actions, and so forth – have so far failed to resolve a crucial dilemma: how what is represented could possibly have physical consequences. The legacy of this has been played out in various skeptical paradigms that either conclude that content is fundamentally relativistic, holistic, and ungrounded or else is merely… Expand
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