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PROPOSITIONAL CONTENT in SIGNALS

Skyrms, Brian and Barrett, Jeffrey A. (2018) PROPOSITIONAL CONTENT in SIGNALS. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Propositional content arises from the practice of signaling with information transfer when a signaling process settles into some sort of a pattern, and eventually what we call meaning or propositional content crystallizes out. We give an evolutionary account of this process.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
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Skyrms, Brian
Barrett, Jeffrey A.j.barrett@uci.edu
Keywords: propositional content, signaling games, evolution of meaning
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Evolutionary Theory
Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
General Issues > Decision Theory
General Issues > Formal Learning Theory
Depositing User: Jeffrey Barrett
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2018 13:43
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2018 13:43
Item ID: 14774
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Evolutionary Theory
Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
General Issues > Decision Theory
General Issues > Formal Learning Theory
Date: 11 June 2018
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14774

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