Category Archives: Raphael

Novum Organum

The frontispiece of Novum Organum by Francis Bacon The Novum Organum is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon published in 1620. The title translates as “new instrument”. This is a reference to Aristotle‘s work Organon, which was his treatise on … Continue reading

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The Dance to Truth

While searching for familiarity on the terminology of Phenomenology, the greater question settled on my mind as to what Nature itself means. Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable. We must trust the perfection of the creation … Continue reading

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Raphael’s Dissertation on Age and Youth?

School of Athens by Raphael In center, while Plato – with the philosophy of the ideas and theoretical models, he indicates the sky, Aristotle – considered the father of Science, with the philosophy of the forms and the observation of … Continue reading

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William Thurston

Xianfeng David Gu and Shing-Tung YauTo a topologist, a rabbit is the same as a sphere. Neither has a hole. Longitude and latitude lines on the rabbit allow mathematicians to map it onto different forms while preserving information. William Thurston … Continue reading

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Inside Out

3.1 As Cytowic notes, Plato and Socrates viewed emotion and reason as in a kind of struggle, one in which it was vitally important for reason to win out. Aristotle took a more moderate view, that both emotion and reason … Continue reading

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Housebuilding

It all start off as “a dream” or “an idea.” Where do these come from? Dialogos of Eide This is the house similar to what we will be constructing, with some modifications of course. Most know of my time helping … Continue reading

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Craftsman of Plato

Time is of your own making; its clock ticks in your head. The moment you stop thought time too stops dead. Angelus Silesius See Status of Warp Drive Smolin had some deep questions and relevance “about” time? 🙂 Some “updates” … Continue reading

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Nurturing Creativity

See here and here It looks as if moderation, or maybe technical problems, has set in for me at Cosmic Variance. So I have to go from the last statement made there by Lee that I was allowed to contribute. … Continue reading

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Finiteness in String Theory Landscape

Quantum Effect, however allow a manifold to change state abruptly at some point-to tunnel through the intervening ridge to a nearby lower valley. Please take note of the underlined. Well after some thought here in terms of the landscape, it … Continue reading

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Blackhole Horizon, "as a Hill?"

Physically, the effect can be interpreted as an object moving from the “false vacuum” (where = 0) to the more stable “true vacuum” (where = v). Gravitationally, it is similar to the more familiar case of moving from the hilltop … Continue reading

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