On Things, Thoughts, Words, and Actions

sq_ordering_autonomy_modeling_translationH. L. Ulman / Things, Thoughts, Words, and Actions: the problem of language in late Eighteenth-Century British rhetorical theory

Review at:

http://www.jaconlinejournal.com/archives/vol14.2/jacobs-things.pdf

Consequently, he closes by proposing “four principles for analyzing the relations among systems of things, thoughts, words, and actions.” As defined by Ulman, these principles are translation (the ordering of one set of relations such that it models selected aspects of other sets of relations); modeling (the creation of new relations by systematic translation); ordering (the response of one system of relations to changes in others); and autonomy (the capacity of one system of relations to resist ordering by others).

Also see:

https://equivalentexchange.wordpress.com/2013/06/06/things-thoughts-words-and-actions/

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