Posts Tagged ‘Bruno Marchal’ There were two links to nice videos on the everything-list. First from Brent Scientists Successfully Teach Gorilla It Will Die Someday Second from David Nyman (with smiley) Not The Nine O’Clock News – Gerald the gorilla Comments to videos. Bruno Marchal Hard to really conclude from one video, but it is still very […]

The message to the everything list This week in Die Zeit there were two papers about love and fidelity. One more scientific, another more philosophic. In the latter there is a couple of paragraphs related to Goethe’s “Elective Affinities” that are 100% in agreement with Rex: Die Utopie der Liebe Fidelity is mere an […]

There was an interesting discussion on the first person indeterminacy, see this message from Bruno and discussion after that There is an episode in Astérix & Obélix Take On Caesar that is not  far from discussion. Discussion that I have started on the everything-list. Below some answers from Bruno. Embryogenesis fits very well. The second recursion theorem of Kleene provides the conceptual solution of a problem given by Descartes: how to build a machine capable of self-reproduction. I have explained the ‘trick’ sometimes. I use a generalisation by John Case […] Bruno’s long answer on what Platonia is. It also contains nice equations from mathematical logic.

In the message Bruno explains the abbreviations and give a short overview of this theory. Comp is just an abbreviation of computationalism. It is synonymous with CTM, DM (digital mechanism), or simply here Mechanism, MEC, …)  etc. UD is the english for the french DU. Sorry for that typo. I use UD* for the […]

Bruno Marchal has given an answer to my statement Let me write down how I understand this. The 3rd person view gives us a complete Universe of numbers and the 1st person view perceives just a part of it. Is this correct? My knowledge of logic does not allow to follow Bruno’s answer but […]

On the everything-list it came to discussion about science and religion and I will cite answers by Bruno Marchal I was raised in former Soviet Union where scientific atheism was used as the official religion. Hence Bruno’s answers sound a bit strange for myself but I should confess that what he says somehow makes […]