Ob­ject level and Meta level

TagLast edit: 17 Aug 2021 18:25 UTC by plex

Object level vs Meta level is a distinction between levels of abstraction, with the object level being directly about the specifics of the issue at hand, while meta level is concerned with the general principles which apply to a wider range of examples. It is often useful to move up and down the ladder of abstraction to get points across clearly, with the object level providing firm grounding and concrete examples for a person to grasp, while the meta layer allows them to generalize a new concept to a broad domain.

Levels of Action

alyssavance14 Apr 2011 0:18 UTC
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Seek­ing a “Seek­ing Whence ‘Seek Whence’” Sequence

Will_Newsome25 Jun 2012 11:10 UTC
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Poli­tics is way too meta

Rob Bensinger17 Mar 2021 7:04 UTC
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Dis­cuss: Meta-Think­ing Skills

[deleted]10 Oct 2010 20:05 UTC
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