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Re: 2 bits Re: [xmca]-- LONG trails of prior messages help!!

I'll bid .25$ for your contribution of actualist ontology, Tony.
The "long string problem" seems to be ebbing. Lets hope the flow of ideas
does not!

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 10:41 PM, Tony Whitson <twhitson@udel.edu> wrote:

> 1. Huw has been doing an exemplary job on this. By "I'llexemplary," I mean
> he's providing a superb example of how to handle this.
> 2. When I don't have time to really participate -- follow up, etc. -- I
> resist the temptation to speak up (almost as an ethical matter: that I
> shouldn't speak if I'm not able to engage). However, on this extremely rich,
> interesting, and important thread, let me just offer this:
> However else we might want to specify what "concepts" are, they are, most
> profoundly, semiosic (in the Peircean sense) formations. My own take is
> that, as semiosis is activity, "concepts" are formations in/of activity. For
> me, this is a matter of an actualist ( > action) ontology, as differentiated
> from a realist ( > "rei"="things") ontology.
> Again, I am violating my own rule against putting in my own "2 cents" when
> I'm not available to follow through. (I could detail demands on my time now;
> but you don't need to hear from me about such excuses.)
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2011, Jay Lemke wrote:
>  When a topic like Concepts has gotten as long as this one has, my advice
>> is to delete all the quoted prior messages except the most recent two or
>> three. That should help.
>> By the way, it is NOT easy to do this the first time, but after someone
>> takes the plunge, it will be easy for the rest of us.
>> Jay Lemke
>> Senior Research Scientist
>> Laboratory for Comparative Human Cognition
>> University of California - San Diego
>> 9500 Gilman Drive
>> La Jolla, California 92093-0506
>> Professor (Adjunct status 2009-11)
>> School of Education
>> University of Michigan
>> Ann Arbor, MI 48109
>> www.umich.edu/~jaylemke <http://www.umich.edu/%7Ejaylemke>
>> Professor Emeritus
>> City University of New York
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