” I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal. “


” The meaning or value of a thing consists of what it affords. “


” What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe. “


” The perception of what a thing is and the perception of what it means are not separate, either. “



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I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal.
The meaning or value of a thing consists of what it affords.
What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe.
The perception of what a thing is and the perception of what it means are not separate, either.

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