Category Archives: Plato

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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All Process, No Paradox • 8

These are the forms of time, which imitates eternity and revolves according to a law of number. Plato • Timaeus Re: Laws of Form • Seth • James Bowery (1) (2) (3) • Lyle Anderson Dear Seth, James, Lyle, Nothing … Continue reading

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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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Ask Meno Questions • Discussion 4

Re: FB | Foundations of Mathematics • Oguzhan Kosar The questions raised under the heading of “Foundations of Mathematics” are generally considered to fall under the “Philosophy of Mathematics”, in particular, critical reflection on the possibility of mathematical knowledge and … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 2

Re: Peirce List • Gary Richmond • Helmut Raulien • John Sowa • Jon Awbrey The essential reading for understanding the unbridled avarice of capitalism — how the Gospel Of Greed takes root in the hearts of those who set … Continue reading

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