Which one did you have? Was it good? (I only know his papers)
Bruno Marchal wrote:
> 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,
Department of Philosophy of Science
University of Vienna
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