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  • 05:01, 25 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,099). . Truth(T: Tarski, "The Concept of Truth in Formalized Languages": single problem—the definition of truth & definition of the term 'true sentence'..classical problem of philosophy..attempts hitherto been fruitless..led to paradoxes & antimonies) (current)
  • 04:38, 25 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+597). . Alfred Tarski(Quotes about Alfred Tarski: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": Tarski proved..there is no complete language of science..as soon as add "is true"->contradictions like..Epimenides paradox) (current)
  • 03:49, 25 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+864). . John von Neumann(Quotes about von Neumann: Bronowski, "..Origins of Knowledge..": Silliman lecture..splendid sentences..electrical analysis shows mind/brain is not a digital system..not enough accuracy/memory..we must discover the brain's statistical language) (current)
  • 23:01, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+21). . Consciousness(See also: Self-awareness) (current)
  • 23:00, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+19). . Self-awareness(See also: Consciousness) (current)
  • 22:56, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,470). . Consciousness(B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination" (2): consciousness depends on our seeing the outside world in categories..problems-reconstitution/internalization..rearrange in our heads\\analysis into objects/actions..object/speaker/symbol)
  • 20:23, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+119). . m Theory of relativity(Quotes: minor links to "The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences" @GoogleBooks) (current)
  • 19:41, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,114). . Theory of relativity(Quotes: Bronowski, "..Origins..Knowledge/Imagination": After reading Euler's argument..Kant..proposed..we must be conscious of absolute space a priori..In [our] lifetime..substitution of..a Leibnitz universe..of relativity, for Newton's..think again)
  • 19:21, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,106). . Gottfried Leibniz(Quotes about Leibniz: Bronowski "..Origins Knowlg..": Kant read Euler on Newton's absolute space..not Leibnitz's (18th-c Newton vs Leibnitz views affected all philosophy)..in our lifetime..substitution of a Leibnitz universe of relativity for Newton's) (current)
  • 19:07, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+68). . Space(Quotes: edited Bronowski, ''The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination" to include: (..18th-c the question of whether Newton's..or Leibnitz's view of the world was right profoundly affected all philosophy.)) (current)
  • 18:59, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,290). . Space(Quotes: Bronowski: Unfortunate revolution..Kant read Euler's paper that space was absolute/Newton's..not relative/Leibnitz'..After reading, Kant's space was a priori absolute..in our lifetime..a Leibnitz universe of relativity..we should think again)
  • 16:42, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1). . m Immanuel Kant(Quotes about Kant: minor spelling correction)
  • 16:33, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,508). . Immanuel Kant(Quotes about Kant: Bronowski, "..Origins of Knowledge & Imagnatn..":1760s Kant proposed knowledge..depends on our modes of perception..After reading Euler Kant proposed we are conscious of space a priori..we are hagridden with this idea..this is wrong)
  • 15:49, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+700). . Epistemology(Quotes: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": I am going to be talking about epistemology, although I prefer to use the eighteenth-century, indeed, medieval phrase, "natural philosophy.") (current)
  • 15:40, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+34). . Jacob Bronowski(External links: Category:Natural philosophers) (current)
  • 15:38, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,010). . Jacob Bronowski(The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination (1978): "knowledge"..epistemology/I prefer 18th-c/medieval phrase natural philosophy..attempts to trace lawfulness to nature..not how any law works..I practice..natural philosophy..7 liberal arts..need review)
  • 15:32, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+10). . m Natural philosophy(Quotes: minor edit/source pg#note) (current)
  • 15:30, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,073). . Natural philosophy(Quotes: Bronowski, "..Origins..Knowledge..": "knowledge"..epistemology/I prefer 18th-c/medieval phrase natural philosophy..attempts to trace lawfulness to nature..not how any law works..7 liberal arts..need review in light science (last 50 yrs))
  • 15:00, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+203). . Jacob Bronowski(The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination (1978): free will=visualizing alternatives/making a choice..the central problem of human consciousness depends on this ability to imagine)
  • 14:58, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+675). . Imagination(Quotes: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination" (2): think of visual/vision/visionary & image/imagery/imagination..Wordsworth's inward eye\\visualizing alternatives/making a choice..central problem of consciousness..ability to imagine)
  • 14:39, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+279). . Consciousness(B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": visualizing of alternatives and making a choice..central problem of human consciousness..ability to imagine)
  • 14:38, 24 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+279). . Free will(B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": visualizing of alternatives and making a choice..central problem of human consciousness..ability to imagine) (current)
  • 20:44, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+608). . Jacob Bronowski(The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination (1978): Progress is the exploration of our own error. ..by the time science becomes a closed (computerizable) project, it is not science anymore)
  • 20:41, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (0). . m Error(B: minor edit: typo correction)
  • 20:40, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+156). . Progress(B: extended Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination")
  • 20:36, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+156). . Error(B: extended Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination")
  • 20:25, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+694). . Unification in science and mathematics(A-B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": Science=attempt..closed system/perfect formalism..discovery..process of breaking out..imagination/new connections..likenesses/unlike..whether Shakespeare or Newton..moon/thrown apple) (current)
  • 20:15, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,714). . Science(A-B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": Science=attempt..closed system/perfect formalism..discovery..process of breaking out..imagination..new connections..likenesses between..unlike\\evolutionary errors/norm..more wrong than right) (current)
  • 19:45, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+528). . Error(B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": Progress is the exploration of our own error. Evolution..two kinds: errors that turn out to be 1) true or 2) false..both are imaginative speculation)
  • 19:43, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+528). . Progress(B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": Progress is the exploration of our own error. Evolution..two kinds: errors that turn out to be 1) true or 2) false..both are imaginative speculation)
  • 18:05, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+2,002). . Foundations of mathematics(A-B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination" (2): Gödel's proof, Russell's paradox, all stem from..self-reference..Russell tried types->axiom of reducibility..bored\\connected world..all explanation is partial/Gödel/Turing/Tarski) (current)
  • 18:01, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+2,033). . History of mathematics(A-B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination" (2): Gödel's proof, Russell's paradox, all stem from..self-reference..Russell tried types->axiom of reducibility..bored\\connected world..all explanation is partial/Gödel/Turing/Tarski) (current)
  • 17:16, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+16). . m History of science(A-B: minor edit/source pg#) (current)
  • 17:14, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+16). . m General relativity(Quotes: minor sort/edit) (current)
  • 17:11, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+486). . History of science(A-B: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": in 50 yrs..the word gravitation will be as as old-fashioned as the word phlogiston..Relativity demoted gravitation as explanation, just as Priestley/Lavoisier's analyses destroyed phlogiston)
  • 17:08, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+463). . General relativity(Quotes: Bronowski, "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination": in 50 yrs..the word gravitation..as old-fashioned as the word phlogiston..Relativity demoted gravitation as explanation, just as Priestley/Lavoisier's analyses destroyed phlogiston)
  • 16:55, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (-7). . General relativity(a few Intro links)
  • 16:52, 23 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+137). . Spacetime(External links: added section "See also" with (5)) (current)
  • 16:26, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,175). . Spacetime(Quotes: Overbye, "Lonely Hearts..": Guth wanted to hear Alex Vilenkin's theory of the origin of the universe..bubble of universe/space-time tunneled into Wheeleresque superspace of possible space-times..Coleman/quantum leap from eternity into time)
  • 16:16, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+2,620). . Nothingness(Quotes: Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos" (2): If al universe properties as charge/momentum, balanced out, as Guth..fan/scholar..theories of Nothing/might be the ultimate symmetry..Tryon/Vilenkin/Coleman.quantum leap: eternity->time)
  • 16:10, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+2,618). . Cosmology(M - R: Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos" (2): If al universe properties as charge/momentum, balanced out, as Guth..fan/scholar..theories of Nothing/might be the ultimate symmetry..Tryon/Vilenkin/Coleman.quantum leap: eternity->time)
  • 14:31, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+3). . m Scientific Revolution(B: minor edit)
  • 14:30, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+3). . m Jacob Bronowski(The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination (1978): minor edit)
  • 14:28, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,743). . Jacob Bronowski(The Ascent of Man (1973): added section "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination (1978)" with (2))
  • 14:23, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+988). . Science(A-B: Bronowski, ''..Origins of Knowledge..": totally connected world..science divides the world..into..relevant/irrelevant..I am not going to get the world right, because the basic assumption..is a lie/incomplete..We cannot escape our finiteness.)
  • 14:02, 22 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+861). . Scientific Revolution(B: Bronowski, "..Origins of Knowledge.." Newton..when he conceived law of gravity.."I cannot throw a ball round the world, but..picture the moon...He knew..gravity at the earth but not at the moon..suppose the inverse square law->28 days pretty nearly)
  • 00:46, 16 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+95). . Stephen Hawking(About: clarified Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos" quote) (current)
  • 00:44, 16 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+111). . Quantum gravity(Quotes: clarified Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos" quote) (current)
  • 19:19, 15 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,540). . Quantum gravity(Quotes: Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos": Hawking's intitial foray into quantum gravity was more modest than Wheeler..Starobinsky/Penrose..energy from spinning black hole..Hawking nonrotating quantum hole spewing matter/radiation/temperature)
  • 19:17, 15 April 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,524). . Stephen Hawking(About: Overbye, "Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos": Hawking's intitial foray into quantum gravity was more modest than Wheeler..Starobinsky/Penrose..energy from spinning black hole..Hawking nonrotating quantum hole spewing matter/radiation/temperature)

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