On 03 Feb 2013, at 12:18, Roger Clough wrote:

Hi Bruno Marchal

How can numbers understandi anything ?
Do they have a mind ?

They have a mind relatively to the universal numbers which implement them, like a computer has a mind relatively to a possible universal neighborhood. But when I say that a number, or a computer can have a mind, it means only that they can support a person having a mind. The number, like the bodies, do not think per se.

Bruno


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



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