The Universe of Discourse


This is another framework I often refer to. I call it the “Moffett Framework” based on James Moffett’s explanation of the “Universe of Discourse”.


I found it can be represented graphically:


Where the vertical axis is speaker and audience and the horizontal axis is time and senses. I will discuss this further in a latter post.

2 Responses to “The Universe of Discourse”

  1. Intelligence is not Behaviour but Prediction « relationary Says:

    […] the above diagram as you view the video.  Also think about the Universe of Discourse as explained by James Moffett.  The theory has already been hinted […]

  2. WQ: Wisdom Quotient « relationary Says:

    […] Superintelligence come with Superwisdom? And it lead to me thinking about James Moffett’s Universe of Discourse and an earlier related post where I discussed cognition and […]

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