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Brian Skyrms
University of California, Irvine
Jeffrey Barrett
University of California, Irvine
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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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DOI 10.1016/j.shpsc.2019.01.005
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Signals.Brian Skyrms - 2008 - Philosophy of Science 75 (5):489-500.
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