Four Ways of Thinking about Information
Keywords: Objectivism, subjectivism, subject-object-dialectics, materialism, idealism, emergentist materialism, externalism, internalism, perspectivism
AbstractThere are four ways of thinking: reductionism, projectivism, disjunctivism, integrativism. The gap between the “hard” science perspective and the “soft” science perspective on information reflect these ways of thinking. The paper discusses how this gap might be bridged by applying the fourth way of thinking.
Special Issue: Towards a New Science of Information
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