Gedanken ohne Inhalt sind leer.Charles Sanders Peirce adapted this for a beautifully symmetric chiasmos about the fundamental dualism.
Anschauungen ohne Begriffe sind blind.KrV B 75.16. Note that Kant had earlier (B 74.19) used "Begriffe ohne Anschauungen" so his chiasmos might have
been symmetric before Peirce. His "ohne Inhalt" is unfortunate. Everything without content is empty!
If Materialism without Idealism is blind,With a nod to Kant and Peirce, we can say
Idealism without Materialism is void.
Kantcepts without Peircepts are empty.And although Freedom and Values are not a dualism, they too require one another and we can observe,
Peircepts without Kantcepts are blind.
Freedom without Values is Absurd (Continental Existentialism).
Values without Freedom are Worthless (British Utilitarianism).
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|From Information to Semiosis |||U C Berkeley, 19-21 June 2015 |||Bob Doyle |||The Information Philosopher|