A summary of the history of philosophy showing the positive/negative connections between ideas
Interestingly it has not only a spatial interface and shows spatial relationships between people and ideas over time using a timeline, but it also indicates—using colored links—the ideas of disagreement/contrast/refutation and agreement/similarity/expansion.
What other (digital) tools of thought provide these sorts of visualization affordances?
Here’s a surprisingly useful thinking tool for anybody interested in the history of Western philosophy: a sort of garden of forking paths of argument. https://t.co/AH1ophVXH8
— Daniel Dennett (@danieldennett) October 9, 2018
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Chris Aldrich mentioned this bookmark on boffosocko.com.
What other (digital) #ToolsForThought provide these sorts of visualization affordances?
In Cosma (cosma.graphlab.fr/en/) you can define link types and their appearance in the graph. E.g. define “opposes” as dotted red, write “Author A argued against [[opposes:20201209111625]] author B,” link is represented as a dotted red line in the graph.
I think this qualifies as a “discourse graph”, so it may interest @JoelChan86 (who may have seen it already) and might know tools with similar features (visual representation of link types).
I would love to see this great content by @denizcemonduygu in two dimensions rather than linear. I once copied a sample into the Condensr.de, see x28hd.de/demo/?metaphys…
Thank you. I also want to check out other 2d structures (force-directed graphs etc) once I’m roughly done with the UX-UI design-development of the current one – nearly there. 🙂 I doubt they’ll replace the linear version but they can be additional ways of exploring.
If I can be of any help, please tell me.
I did not use Force Directed, but a circle for the densely connected, and DAG for the rest.
Neat: the cyclical sensation evoked by this ordering is quite striking!
There is quite a bit of related work on computer-supported argument visualization in ed: