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The relation between the logic of written text and the logic of pictures ...

The relation between the logic of written text and the logic of pictures is clearly one of the fundamental issues pertaining to the problem of knowledge on the Net. And here philosophical progress will of course hardly occur as long as the investigations proceed in merely one of the two domains involved - namely the verbal one. We will return to this issue towards the conclusion of the present summary by way of reference to a paper by Phil Mullins.

The second comment in this round came from Dr. Margit Pohl, Institute of Design and Assessment of Technology, Social Cybernetics Group, Department of Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology. (Margit addresses me as ``Kristóf'', which is the Hungarian version for ``Christoph.'' Bear with me, dear reader: I was born and raised in Hungary, but in a German-speaking family, and especially when writing in German or English I often sign my messages as ``Christoph'' - hence the ``C.'' in ``J. C.'') And here is Margit's (very slightly edited) text:



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Fri Jul 25 22:00:35 MEST 1997