Emotion, Expression, Explanation
Edited By András Benedek and Kristof Nyiri
A Road to the Philosophy of Iconic Communication
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Lewis Carroll imagined the following conversation:
“Map-making”, said Mein Herr. “But we’ve carried it much further than you. What do you consider the largest map that would be really useful?”
“About six inches to the mile”, I said.
“Only six inches!” exclaimed Mein Herr. “We very soon got to six yards to the mile. Then we tried a hundred yards to the mile. And then came the grandest idea of all! We actually made a map of the country, on the scale of a mile to the mile!”
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