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Theory and Therapy of Representations • 4

Re: Theory and Therapy of Representations • 3 Re: Ontolog Forum • Paola Di Maio JA: What are the forces distorting our representations of what’s observed, what’s expected, and what’s intended? PDM: The short answer is …. the force behind all … Continue reading

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Theory and Therapy of Representations • 3

Representation is a concept we find at the intersection of cybernetics, epistemology, logic, mathematics, psychology, and sociology.  In my studies it led me from math to psych and back again, with sidelong glances at the history of democratic governance.  Its … Continue reading

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Theory and Therapy of Representations • 2

December 19, 2011 In a complex society, people making decisions and taking actions at places remote from you have the power to affect your life in significant ways.  Those people govern your life, they are your government, no matter what … Continue reading

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Theory and Therapy of Representations • 1

Again, in a ship, if a man were at liberty to do what he chose, but were devoid of mind and excellence in navigation (αρετης κυβερνητικης), do you perceive what must happen to him and his fellow sailors? Plato • … Continue reading

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Theory and Therapy of Representations • 5

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • Legal Complexity I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 12

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • The Night Of The Ethical Algorithm Re: K.W. Regan • The Election Night Time Warp Re: Ontolog Forum • John Sowa JFS: C.S. Peirce made a very clear and sharp distinction between formal … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 11

Re: Problems In Philosophy 9 • Richard Saunders RS: BTW I’m not sure I really see a distinction between descriptive and normative (prescriptive?) science except in the set of aims, goals, etc. that are entertained.  It might be useful to try … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 10

Re: Ontolog Forum • David Whitten DW: Why does classical tradition or any tradition consider logic to be a normative science? Dear David, A science is called that because it deals in knowledge (Latin scientia).  Knowing what is the case … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 9

Re: FB | Ecology Of Systems Thinking • Richard Saunders RS: Hume’s is/ought dichotomy:  are these as Gould said “non-overlapping magisteria” or are they concentric domains?  Is a science of aesthetics at the core?  If memory serves it seems like that … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 8

Re: Ontolog Forum • David Whitten Dear David, I’ll extend this post tomorrow, apocalypse permitting, but while I wait for the election returns I’ll post just a pair of links to the Wikiversity articles on Descriptive Science and Normative Science, … Continue reading

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