*Material Semantics for Unconventional Programming* https://codicalist.wordpress.com/2018/12/14/material-semantics-for-unconventional-programming/ material semantics = physical (*incl.* chemical+biological) + psychical (or experiential) semantics > > > > As for the ancient Greeks, forget Aristotle and look to Epicurus. > > > I assume mechanism, and I just listen to the universal machine, with > machine taken in the sense of Church and Turing. The notion of matter is > not assumed in such definition, and we know, basically since Gödel, that > they exist in arithmetic (semantically, of course). > > > > > > > Some "offbeat" materialism I just came across that my be of interest: > > Terry Eagleton > *Materialism*, Yale University Press > excerpt 1: https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=PErJDQAAQBAJ > excerpt 2: > http://blog.yalebooks.com/2017/02/09/material-theology-and-christian-religion/ > > > Very nice. I would not have dare to suggest that christianism is so much > materialist. I am not sure this was true during the five first hundreds > years, but it is dogmatically so after 529 (closure of Plato’s academy). > > > > > > > *Matter is an aggregation of cuisines whose recipes arise and combine to > form the cookbook of nature.* > > > No problem with this, on the contrary. A recipe is another name for an > algorithm, which is typically not made of matter, but exist in arithmetic. > > And for the cooking, there is no need distinguish primary matter, which > cannot exist with Mechanism, and matter, which obviously exist > phenomenologically. > > Bruno > > Of course all algorithms (technically) are made of matter: They are arrangements of glyphs of ink on paper (like in a book), or are electronic dots on a screen (like you are looking at right now) or are magnetic polarities stored on a hard drive, etc. That matter "has" recipes (or algorithms) is the dialectics of Codicalism. - pt -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.