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RE: facts of reality, context, possible worlds

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 13:58:45 -0000
To: "'RDF-Interest'" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

> Kant and some particle physicists claim that
> consciousness creates reality -- i.e., that
> their mathematical models ARE reality, and
> that experimental measurements are only
> approximations of that reality.  I say that
> experimental measurements ARE reality, and
> mathematical models are only approximations
> of that reality.

I prefer the idea of giving Kant, particle physicists, yourself and Ayn Rand
the tools they need to express their differing opinions about reality and
then let them battle it out rather than creating a tool out of a single view
of reality.
Received on Thursday, 12 December 2002 08:50:50 UTC

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