On 19 December 2013 12:13, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 12/18/2013 1:05 PM, LizR wrote:
> On 19 December 2013 09:57, Stephen Paul King
>> Hi LizR,
>> I would like to say that as a philosopher I have one problem with
>> Bruno's assumptions: There is no explanation for how any form of change and
>> interaction obtains. This is the main problem that I have with Plato's
>> theory of Forms, and since Bruno's seems to be using a concept equivalent
>> to the Forms (in AR), his idea has the same shortcoming.
>> It was for this reason alone that I reject Plato's theory of the forms
>> and use a variation of "Process Philosophy" instead. Becoming is
>> ontologically fundamental and all things, even numbers, are the products of
>> processes. Processes would be defined as the members of the Class:
>> Becoming. Being is the class of automorphism of Becoming, and as such Being
>> supervenes on Becoming.
> OK, but bear in mind that to be consistent you will also have to reject
> Newtonian machanics and Special and General Relativity, as well as (most
> formulations of) Quantum theory, because in all these cases what looks to
> us like change is actually a pattern embedded in a higher dimensional space.
> If one of the dimensions is called "time" I think that means there is
> change. :-)
Yes, that's what I just said.
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