I think the best approach is to read the sequence on a Human's Guide to Words before subject specific material.

In particular at least the first nine (until Neural Categories) and also Categorizing Has Consequences Where to Draw the Boundary and Words as Mental Paintbrush Handles.

/clears throat suggestively

The "A Human's Guide to Words" sequence was invaluable in shaping my understanding and practice.

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