On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: > I don't think we can use reason to defeat reason. > > What machines can do is to use reason to go beyond reason, and find some non > provable or non rational truth. > > This is not a defeat of reason. It is the complete contrary, I would say.
I don't think he's trying to use reason to defeat reason, but rather to show that that reason indicates that there is no reason for what we observe. See my response to Brent for further quotes from Meillassoux's book. He states own his case pretty well I think. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.