Actual Connection

Some articles on actual connection, connection:

Representation (arts) - Peirce and Representation - Using Signs and Objects
... Iconicity is independent of actual connection, even if it occurs because of actual connection ... as an index (with icon attached) because of its actual connection to its object ... explains that an index is a sign that compels attention through a connection of fact, often through cause and effect ...

Famous quotes containing the words connection and/or actual:

    The Transcendentalist adopts the whole connection of spiritual doctrine. He believes in miracle, in the perpetual openness of the human mind to new influx of light and power; he believes in inspiration, and in ecstacy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Nobody is so constituted as to be able to live everywhere and anywhere; and he who has great duties to perform, which lay claim to all his strength, has, in this respect, a very limited choice. The influence of climate upon the bodily functions ... extends so far, that a blunder in the choice of locality and climate is able not only to alienate a man from his actual duty, but also to withhold it from him altogether, so that he never even comes face to face with it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)