Objectual filosis

9.3.1 The name

The social being status, that is the status of a member belonging to a form of social organization, requires by all means a form of communication between one individual and another (or others) from the group. The pressure imposed by the need to communicate has determined the mankind to discover the external abstract objects which were the representatives of some internal abstract objects, whose intensive utilization has led to the differentiation of humans from the rest of the animals. In case of the human spoken language, the abstract objects considered as external representatives consist in a short sequence of elementary sounds (phonemes), produced by the brain owner which wants to communicate and who has just recalled a certain object; in other words, it is a low-sized substitute (with a low syntactic value) for an internal semantic information heap. The above-mentioned phoneme sequence, an abstract object which is an external representation of an internal abstract object is the object’s name.

Definition An external ISS with an invariant syntactic value (literal or phonetic), which represents a certain internal abstract object found in the memory of an IPS constitute the name of that internal abstract object.

The name structure, that is the spatial and/or temporal arrangement of its elements (phonemes or letters) represents its syntactic value. The total amount of the information contained into the internal abstract object (which exists into IPS memory) associated to that name, represents the semantic value of that name.

Comment The fact that the semantic value associated to a specific name is given by the amount of internal information which is found in the memory of an IPS, has deep implications regarding the communication between different IPS by means of the external languages. Even if, structurally speaking, more IPS are identical, the information amount which is associated by them to a certain name is different and in proportion to their previous specific experience and to the cognition level. This fact, as we are about to see further, has major implications on the amount of the information communicated by means of external languages.

The same method is also used for the processual objects, each process type which may be found at an object with a certain object_name is related to a process_name. According to the human natural language, the object_name are the nouns with all their flectional forms, and the process_name are the verbs with their flectional forms as well. Because the perception systems are similar at all the community members (the small differences are not relevant), a possible receiver of the spoken or written message would be able to recall the same object and the same process as a result of the perception and understanding of that message. The compulsory conditions which are required in order to accomplish this communication process are the following ones:

  1. All the participants at the communication process must belong to the same species of bio-systems, which means that they must have the same type of IPS, the same sensory organs and the internal sensorial representations of the same external objects and processes must be identical;

  2. All the participants involved in communication must have previously perceived both the objects and the processes contained in the message (namely, the abstract objects related to each object_name and process_name must be already stored into the participants’memory);

  3. The sequence of phonemes or graphical symbols must be always the same for the same substituted abstract object, which means that a strict correspondence must be established between the set of syntactic values and the set of the represented objects (semantic values);

  4. All the participants at the communication process must have in their minds the association between abstract internal object, with the specific phonemes or symbols sequence, so that when this message is perceived, the colligate recall may take place (in other words, all the participants involved in the communication must know the same language).

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