# Tag Archives: Process

## 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

## 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

## 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

## What Makes An Object? • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussison • (1) • (2) Visual metaphors and perceptual analogies can be instructive — they make for most of my personal favorites — but in logic, mathematics, and science our interest extends through the abductive spectrum, from … Continue reading

## What Makes An Object? • 1

Re: Gary Fuhrman • Seeing Things What makes an object is a perennial question. I can remember my physics professors bringing it up in a really big way when I was still just a freshman in college.  They always cautioned … Continue reading

## 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

## 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

## All Process, No Paradox • 2

These are the forms of time, which imitates eternity and revolves according to a law of number. Plato • Timaeus Re: Lou Kauffman • Iterants, Imaginaries, Matrices As serendipity would have it, Lou Kauffman, who knows a lot about the … Continue reading

## All Process, No Paradox • 1

This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. Tolkien • The Hobbit Talking about time is a waste of time.  Time … Continue reading