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Author: Heylighen, Turchin,

Date: 9 Mar 1994

HJ- Distinction

(author): Heylighen, Joslyn

(isa): primitive

(refer-to): Spencer-Brown, Varela

Synopsis: A primitive, which will be developed in epistemology. The fundamental category of difference and multiplicity. A distinction can also be regarded as an action, since the left and right sides on an action are distinct. The distinction (as a noun) is then understood as the action (verb) which creates it.