The informational stance: Philosophy and logic. Part I. The basic theories

Wu Kun, Joseph E. Brenner
2013 Logic and Logical Philosophy  
To better understand what information is and to explain information-related issues has become an essential philosophical task. General concepts from science, ethics and sociology are insufficient. As noted by Floridi, a new philosophy, a Philosophy of Information (PI), is needed. In the 80's, Wu Kun proposed a "The Basic Theory of the Philosophy of Information", which became available in English only in 2010. Wu and Joseph Brenner then found that the latter's non-standard "Logic in Reality"
more » ... ided critical logical support for Wu's theory. In Part I of our paper, we outline the two basic theories as a metaphilosophy and metalogic for information. We offer our two theories as a further contribution to an informational paradigm. In Part II [WuB14], we develop the relation between information and social value as a basis for the ethical development of the emerging Information Society.
doi:10.12775/llp.2013.019 fatcat:q2ajarkz3zhotbizqj4czy466i