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All Process, No Paradox • 9

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold.  Then he raised up both his … 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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All Process, No Paradox • 7

Unlike more superficial forms of expertise, mathematics is a way of saying less and less about more and more.  A mathematical text is thus not an end in itself, but a key to a world beyond the compass of ordinary … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 3

Re: R.D. Mounce Making reality our friend is necessary to survival and finding good descriptions of reality is the better part of doing that, so I don’t imagine we have any less interest in truth than the Ancients.  From what … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 1

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • You Think We Have Problems I used to think about the heap problem a lot when I was programming and I decided the heap quits being a heap as soon as you remove … Continue reading

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All Liar, No Paradox • Comment 1

A statement asserts that a statement is a statement that is false. The statement violates an axiom of logic, so it doesn’t really matter whether the ostensible statement the so-called liar, really is a statement or has a truth value. … Continue reading

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All Liar, No Paradox

A statement asserts that a statement is a statement that is false. The statement violates an axiom of logic, so it doesn’t really matter whether the ostensible statement the so-called liar, really is a statement or has a truth value.

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All Process, No Paradox • 6

Re: R.J. Lipton • Anti-Social Networks Re: Lou Kauffman • Iterants, Imaginaries, Matrices Comments I made elsewhere about computer science and (anti-)social networks have a connection with the work in progress on this thread, so it may steal a march … Continue reading

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All Process, No Paradox • 5

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold.  Then he raised up both his … Continue reading

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All Process, No Paradox • 4

Thus began the Days of the Bliss of Valinor; and thus began also the Count of Time. Tolkien • Quenta Silmarillion While looking for something else on the web, I ran across an old note I had written in reply … Continue reading

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