Hi,

Le Lundi 13 Mars 2006 14:23, [EMAIL PROTECTED] a écrit :
> Quentin Anciaux wrote:
> > But whatever you do with numbers can be encoding with numbers, as such
> > assuming platonic existence, numbers are the only requirements, because
> > operation on them, discourse about them, description on them are numbers
> > too.
>
> Hmm. You can hardly claim that the meaning is intrinsic to the number.
> Does "2" mean "red", "mammal", "male" or what ? It could be mean
> anything in a given coding scheme.

I agree, but the coding scheme is also a number.
The coding scheme is the instruction set of a turing machine, which is also a 
number... I'm stuck ;)

Quentin

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