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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 5

Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • In Medias Res Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Flashback Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 4 A quick review of the highlights so far, and then I’ll continue from the standpoint I indicated last time.  As … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 4

Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • In Medias Res Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Flashback Re: FB Comment • Daniel Everett Dan Everett commented on my post about Russell’s question, “How shall we describe the logical form of a belief?”, giving … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Understanding 2

In the passage quoted in the previous post Bertrand Russell addresses the question, “What is the logical structure of the fact which consists in a given subject understanding a given proposition?” and he selects a proposition of the form to demonstrate his … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Understanding 1

Another passage from Russell further illustrates what I see as a critical juncture in his thought.  The graph-theoretic figure he uses in analyzing a complex of logical relationships brings him to the edge of seeing the limits of dyadic analysis … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Flash Back

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves … Julius Caesar • 1.2.141–142 Signs have a power to inform, to lead our thoughts and thus our actions in accord with reality, to make reality our friend.  … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • In Medias Res

Re: Daniel Everett DE: I am trying to represent two readings of the three juxtaposed sentences in English.  The first reading is that the judge and the jury both know that Malcolm is guilty.  The second is that the judge knows … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Initiative 2

Re: Scott Aaronson • (1) • (2) • (3) SA: Personally, I’d give neither of them [Bohr or Einstein] perfect marks, in part because they not only both missed Bell’s Theorem, but failed even to ask the requisite question (namely:  … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • On Initiative 1

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • Sorting and Proving Somewhat incidental to the twin themes of Sorting and Proving in computer science, Dick Lipton and Ken Regan made the following observation about an AI program whose sentience or otherwise is currently … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 3

Re: Peirce List • (1) (2) Re: Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2 The fact most neglected about the Neglected Argument is its character as an abductive argument, a “Holy Guess” if you will to believe, and as such the … Continue reading

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Inquiry Into Inquiry • Discussion 2

Re: Peirce List • Phyllis Chiasson Re: Peirce List • Edwina Taborsky PC: Phenomenology is (with math) the underpinning of both scientific inquiry and everyday reasoning.  Improve one’s capability for observation and classification and you improve his/her ability to think … Continue reading

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