Re: [Fis] The next round on physics and phenomenology

2016-05-02 Thread Robert E. Ulanowicz
Dear Alex, I have considerable sympathy with the phenomenological backbone of your argument. I would caution, however, about relying on quantum theory (a la Planck) as a literal support of it. I was trained as an engineer to place great emphasis on dimensional considerations, specifically on the

Re: [Fis] The next round on physics and phenomenology

2016-04-23 Thread Plamen
Dear Alex, Your certainly got the right phrase which was supposed to mean "Fair winds!", a blessing which a good old friend of mine and retired Royal Marine Commodore used to say even when I was about to jump on a train. So, bon voyage and good luck with your session, my friend. The subject