Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture

2015-02-19 Thread Bob Logan
I join Pedro in thanking all of the participants of the Deacon conversation - I enjoyed it and would love to receive more comments off line - Bob __ Robert K. Logan Prof. Emeritus - Physics - U. of Toronto Chief Scientist - sLab at OCAD

[Fis] Concluding the Lecture

2015-02-16 Thread Pedro C. Marijuan
Dear FIS Colleagues, February is well advanced, and it is time to put a definite end to the New Year Lecture. We have had a very interesting discussion time, though rather silent in these final days. It was nice counting with Terry chairmanship, he has had a very hard work with all those

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? - In Praise of Teleodynamics

2015-02-05 Thread Bob Logan
Dear FiSers - I am glad that Pedro has allowed this discussion to continue for a a couple of more days so I can share two items of my work that relate to Terry's teleodynamic-based project. 1. One item is a paper I co-authored with Stuart Kauffman and others entitled The Propagation of

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? - In Praise of Teleodynamics

2015-02-04 Thread Pedro C. Marijuan
No problem Bob, we can prolong the NY Lecture some extra days. My concern was the overload that these final messages ---more intense and argumentative-- could be causing on Terry's time budget. It is upon him whether he wants to continue responding in the current regime for instance until

[Fis] Concluding the Lecture!

2015-02-03 Thread pedro marijuan
. Thank you. Best wishes, Joseph Message d'origine De : dea...@berkeley.edu Date : 30/01/2015 - 09:31 (PST) À : lo...@physics.utoronto.ca Cc : fis@listas.unizar.es Objet : Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? Thanks to Pedro and Bob for these last few comments. Indeed

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? - In Praise of Teleodynamics

2015-02-03 Thread Bob Logan
Dear Pedro, Terry and Fellow FISers - I was composing the email below when your email appeared asking us not to respond any further to Terry's final remarks. I disagree with this arbitrary cutoff as I was about to send out what follows below. It also seems an abridgement of free speech to ask

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-31 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? Thanks Pedro for your remarks. We have not reached our destination as you point out but the important thing is to enjoy the journey which I certainly have. It is inevitable that with such a slippery concept as information that there will be different destinations

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-31 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
...@listas.unizar.es] On Behalf Of Bob Logan Sent: Friday, January 30, 2015 3:07 PM To: Pedro C. Marijuan Cc: 'fis' Subject: Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture? Thanks Pedro for your remarks. We have not reached our destination as you point out but the important thing is to enjoy the journey which I certainly

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-30 Thread Bob Logan
Thanks Pedro for your remarks. We have not reached our destination as you point out but the important thing is to enjoy the journey which I certainly have. It is inevitable that with such a slippery concept as information that there will be different destinations depending on the travellers but

[Fis] Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-30 Thread Pedro C. Marijuan
Dear Terry and colleagues, At your convenience, during the first week of February or so we may put an end to the ongoing New Year Lecture --discussants willing to enter their late comments should hurry up. Your own final or concluding comment will be appreciated. Personally, my late comment