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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 62; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-03917

Information as a Morpho-Ontological Process

Philosophy Department, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Published: 8 June 2017
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Abstract

The debate about information is clearly ontological: how do we know what is real? Which is the object of our knowledge? Only after having clarified this point we can start epistemological debates, which at their turn, are part of the ontological perspective (about nature, knowledge, and the world itself, here the vicious circle). Therefore: things do not happen in the world, but happen in our minds. For that reason, information cannot be considered something real that is just expecting to be captured by some information-gatherer entity like a human being. At that point the multidimensional aspects related to information integration produced by some special entities, which at their turn are constrained by specific morphological aspects, reveal the conflictive nature of reality as information. In fact, it is a process.
Keywords: information; morpho-ontological; Eastern; Western; process; multidimensional; holism; discretization information; morpho-ontological; Eastern; Western; process; multidimensional; holism; discretization
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