Induction and Retroduction

A couple years ago, I posted an essay here called “What is Eduction,” spelling out part of a framework I’ve found helpful for analyzing processes of media transduction.  I’d now like to follow up with a similar essay centered on two more pieces of the same framework: induction and retroduction.  Much as with eduction, these…

What is Eduction?

I’ve been using the word eduction to refer to a concept that I originally put forward in connection with sound media, but that I now think applies to a much broader range of subjects.  In this post, I’d like to explain where the concept came from and spell out my latest ideas about its scope…