This group is for discussions regarding the philosophy
of information. This field of study inquires
into the fundamental nature and meaning of information.
It influences and is influenced by such fields as information science, librarianship, epistemology, cognitive science, and linguistics, to name just a few. Some of the scholars relevant to the field are/were Floridi, Buckland, Shera, Wilson, Alfino, Nitecki, and Herold. Some of the relevant work is categorized under other subject titles,
like information theory (i.e. Shannon), information ethics,
social epistemology, semantics, cybernetics, memetics, and so on.
Review the Yahoo Group "Links" for background material.
If the "Links" are not up to date, just do Yahoo/Google/etc. searches
for the relevant keywords.
View The Philosophy of Information web site at: http://orgs.unt.edu/asis/POI.htm
Anyone who likes to think deeply about information may join.