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On Saturday, January 12, 2013 7:48:13 AM UTC-5, Alberto G.Corona wrote: > > Space and time may be a perception of the mind in the Kantian sense. I > don´t find that space must be independent of the mind. space and time may > be the way we perceive a space-time manifold which is pure mathematical > and nothing else. > If something was purely mathematical, how could anything perceive it? > Maybe we can see space out there > We can't see space out there. We see colors and shapes which invite a spatial interpretation based on our experience of navigating our own body through a world of tangible bodies. > and we can think on geometrical figures in space (not algebraically) > because we have space-mode rasoning on the mind, not because space > is pre-existent to the mind, neither because space is something in > mathematics, because space is described in math without gemetry. > Is space inevitable in math without geometry, or is it just adapted to math from a geometric analysis of our bodily experience? Craig > > And may be that the autopoietic computation, in the forms of natural > selection, life and mind are trajectories in the space-time manifold, > which, when looked closely form outside space-time, they are nothing but > fortunate collisions of particle trajectories and molecules so that entropy > stay controlled along these lines, with no reason but fortunate manifold > structure and fortunate initial conditions. But looked from inside it > appears to have phenomena like matter space, causality, termodinamic > irreversibility, time, minds etc. > > -- > Alberto. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msg/everything-list/-/NMtYVUW4yloJ. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.