Gosh, you make me realize that I have lost my book by Steinhart. . I
did appreciated it some time ago. Thanks for the references.
On 09 Jan 2009, at 21:26, Günther Greindl wrote:
>> My domain is theology. scientific and thus agnostic theology. I
>> specialized my self in Machine's theology. Or Human's theology once
>> assuming comp. The UDA shows (or should show) that physics is a
>> of theology, so that the AUDA makes Machine's theology experimentally
>> Will machines go to paradise?
> Some related work:
> Steinhart, E. (2004) Pantheism and current ontology. Religious Studies
> 40 (1), 1 - 18.
> ABSTRACT: Pantheism claims: (1) there exists an all-inclusive unity;
> (2) that unity is divine. I review three current and scientifically
> viable ontologies to see how pantheism can be developed in each. They
> are: (1) materialism; (2) platonism; and (3) class-theoretic
> pythagoreanism. I show how each ontology has an all-inclusive
> unity. I
> check the degree to which that unity is: eternal; infinite; complex;
> necessary; plentiful; self-representative; holy. I show how each
> ontology solves the problem of evil (its theodicy) and provides for
> salvation (its soteriology). I conclude that platonism and
> pythagoreanism have the most divine all-inclusive unities. They
> sophisticated contemporary pantheisms.
> Steinhart, E. (2003) Supermachines and superminds. Minds and
> Machines 13
> (1), 155 - 186.
> ABSTRACT: If the computational theory of mind is right, then minds are
> realized by computers. There is an ordered complexity hierarchy of
> computers. Some finite state machines realize finitely complex minds;
> some Turing machines realize potentially infinitely complex minds.
> are many logically possible computers whose powers exceed the
> Church-Turing limit (e.g. accelerating Turing machines). Some of these
> supermachines realize superminds. Superminds perform cognitive
> supertasks. Their thoughts are formed in infinitary languages. They
> perceive and manipulate the infinite detail of fractal objects. They
> have infinitely complex bodies. Transfinite games anchor their social
> Especially the first paper (concerning Pythagorenaism) is interesting.
> Best Wishes,
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