Le 01-juil.-06, à 19:35, Brent Meeker a écrit :

> That's not contrary to my conception at all.  I certainly do "bet" on 
> the existence of others, and
> of chairs and tables and stars and electrons and myself, and all for 
> the essentially the same reasons.

OK.



>
> I don't understand the conjunction of "necessarily" and 
> "serendipitous".


It can be proved that if I am a self-referentially correct machine then 
I cannot know which machine I am.
So if the doctor *guaranties* that I will survive the digital graft at 
the substitution level he has chosen, then I'l better run ... (if I 
can).


Bruno
http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/


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