**Abstraction** — This article is about the concept of abstraction in general. For other uses, see abstraction (disambiguation). Abstraction is a process by which higher concepts are derived from the usage and classification of literal ( real or concrete )… … Wikipedia

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**Bradley, F.H.** — Bradley T.L.S.Sprigge INTRODUCTORY F.H.Bradley (1846–1924) was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, for all his adult life. Though his personality and life are interesting, information about them is not required for an understanding of his… … History of philosophy

**Semiotic elements and classes of signs** — C. S. Peirce articles General: Charles Sanders Peirce Charles Sanders Peirce bibliography Philosophical: Categories (Peirce) Semiotic elements and classes of signs (Peirce) Pragmatic maxim • Pragmaticism… … Wikipedia