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Problems In Philosophy • 7

Re: FB | Charles S. Peirce Society (a) John Corcoran • Cosmic Justice Hypotheses (b) John Corcoran • The Inseparability of Logic and Ethics Peirce emphasized the intricate relationships among the Big Three Normative Sciences — Aesthetics, Ethics, Logic — … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 6

Another one of those recurring questions I’m constantly forgetting what I wrote about or where before just came up again on the Gödel’s Lost Letter blog. Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • The Night Of The Ethical Algorithm Classical … 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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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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Pragmatic Cosmos • 1

Re: Michael Harris • Not About Fibonacci I have often reflected on the interminglings of the main three normative sciences.  In one of my earliest meditations I saw Beauty, Goodness, and Truth as the intersecting circles of a Venn diagram, with the … 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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Problems In Philosophy • 2

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • You Think We Have Problems Classical tradition views logic as a normative science, one whose object is truth.  This puts logic on a par with ethics, whose object is justice or morality in … Continue reading

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Character, Action, Discretion

Character is revealed by action. ~~ Aristotle Action is discrete. ~~ Planck ———————————————————- The better part of valour is discretion. ~~ Shakespeare

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