Re: Platonia

2011-02-21 Thread benjayk
Bruno Marchal wrote: On 20 Feb 2011, at 00:39, benjayk wrote: Bruno Marchal wrote: Isn't it enough to say everything that we *could* describe in mathematics exists in platonia? The problem is that we can describe much more things than the one we are able to show consistent, so if

Re: Platonia

2011-02-21 Thread benjayk
Bruno Marchal wrote: On 20 Feb 2011, at 13:13, benjayk wrote: Brent Meeker-2 wrote: On 2/19/2011 3:39 PM, benjayk wrote: Bruno Marchal wrote: Isn't it enough to say everything that we *could* describe in mathematics exists in platonia? The problem is that we can describe much

Re: Platonia

2011-02-21 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 21 Feb 2011, at 13:26, benjayk wrote: Bruno Marchal wrote: On 20 Feb 2011, at 00:39, benjayk wrote: Bruno Marchal wrote: Isn't it enough to say everything that we *could* describe in mathematics exists in platonia? The problem is that we can describe much more things than the

Vic Stenger on information models

2011-02-21 Thread Brent Meeker
This, from my friend Vic Stenger, might be of interest to you Bruno. Brent Original Message My latest HuffBlog is at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/victor-stenger/the-new-information-theol_b_825648.html Vic -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the

Re: How embryogenesis fits in the mind-body problem?

2011-02-21 Thread Evgenii Rudnyi
Thank you for your answer. I am also sorry for confusion as with What mind-body research says about the development of mind from a single cell and then its death? I have meant What mind-body research says about the development of mind from a single cell and then the death of mind? So it

Re: Vic Stenger on information models

2011-02-21 Thread Russell Standish
There is something a bit different about information than the other conceptions of reality. We must, by definition, interact with reality by information - we cannot know any other reality. What is possibly in doubt is our theories of what information is - but I'm sceptical that the hard-won

Re: information does reduce to mass and energy transactions?

2011-02-21 Thread Stephen Paul King
-Original Message- From: Russell Standish Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 4:57 PM To: everything-list@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Vic Stenger on information models There is something a bit different about information than the other conceptions of reality. We must, by definition,

Re: Observers Class Hypothesis

2011-02-21 Thread Russell Standish
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 03:46:45PM -0800, Travis Garrett wrote: Hi Stephen, Sorry for the slow reply, I have been working on various things and also catching up on the many conversations (and naming conventions) on this board. And thanks for your interest! -- I think I have discovered