Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gloss, Translate

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Be aware that pk seldom uses the word translate without having in mind the medieval version of the concept. The bulk of the time the Chruch … Continue reading

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Gloss, Time

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … I’ve written soo much on time. See especially my note on Prigogine. And Search. Glossary Menu

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Gloss, Superstition, Religion

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Superstition / Religion Superstition Someone else’s religion Religion Your own superstition Glossary Menu

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Card Call

/ Games / But also / Social Epistemology / World Series gets must-see moment http://sports.yahoo.com/news/world-series-gets-must-see-moment–even-after-obstruction-call-kicks-up-a-little-dirt-075642875.html http://news.yahoo.com/umpire-made-call-immediately-instinctually-060341376–spt.html thanx yimg I didn’t see it. I unplugged my TV when things went digital a decade or so ago, declined to buy some translator … Continue reading

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Gloss, Thing

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Thing I take time now to address one other “thing”. The “th” suggests Scandinavian origins. Sure enough, etymologists trace the word to Icelandic, the oldest discernible … Continue reading

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Gloss, Spectra

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Spectra This too I have to develop as a module. Meantime: Many things that we think of as things are not only i- things, intensional things … Continue reading

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Gloss, Some Kind Of

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Some Kind Of … I first noticed this phrase as invidiously iterative in crummy science fiction movies: They have some king of ray gun … It … Continue reading

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Gloss, Self

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Self A macro–fact: a wholly intensional artifact of macroinformation I had to invent those words, reinvent several basic concepts, in order to say the above. Nevertheless … Continue reading

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Gloss, Rights

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Rights are something for uniformed and armed thugs to joke about. Rights are comedy material for kleptocrat cops. Glossary Menu

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Gloss, Religion

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Religion is one of many costumes worn by the imaginative predator / omnivore Homo sapiens. We wear such costumes for any of a number of purposes: … Continue reading

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