Consider the pattern
In our world of observers and technology, this pattern is constructed so that
it can be transmitted verbatim by this computer system to you.
No meaning is transmitted, just the list of numbers. Even the fact that the
Peirce's answer is a definite "yes", and is a form pf realism. The idea that
patterns require an observer is the basis for nominalism, which was adopted by
most empiricists like Locke and Hume. Plato, though, was also a nominalist,
though the reasoning is not so straight-forward. The empiricist
To trying to answer this question, I find myself asking "Do patterns
exist without an observer?".
A number of familiar problems then re-emerge, which blur my ability to
distinguish between foreground and background.
On 13/10/16 11:32, Karl Javorszky wrote:
Do patterns contain
Asunto: Re: [Fis] Scientific communication (from Mark)
Fecha: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:04:06 +0100
De: Mark Johnson
Para: fis , Pedro C. Marijuan
Dear Karl, Loet and Bruno,