Brain, Behaviour and Extensionalism

patty pattyNO at SPAMicyberspace.net
Mon Apr 12 15:10:02 EST 2004


Lester Zick wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 18:50:03 GMT, patty <pattyNO at SPAMicyberspace.net>
> in comp.ai.philosophy wrote:
> 
> 
>>Lester Zick wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 17:36:57 GMT, patty <pattyNO at SPAMicyberspace.net>
>>>in comp.ai.philosophy wrote:
>>>
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>>>
>>>>Lester Zick wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>differences and differences between differences form the mechanical
>>>>>basis for sentience in living organisms, 
>>>>
>>>>There is a sense of those words which is trivially true.  I read it as a 
>>>>word characterization of G Spencer Brown's Laws of Form.  Can you 
>>>>distinguish your thesis from that?
>>>>
>>>
>>>If you can summarize G. Spencer Brown's Laws of Form, I will be happy
>>>to distinguish my thesis from that.
>>
>>It's a cheep book now and a classic - i expect that you can get it used 
>>for under $5.  My summary (its been a long time since i read it) would 
>>be that it presents a notation for representing differences and 
>>differences between differences.
>>
> 
> Unfortunately I don't have ready access to books or bookstores. If you
> think that's what it says it should be pretty interesting but I doubt
> that it can be a correct interpretation or a lot of people would have
> already brought it up. Hard to tell without a closer look.
> 
> Regards - Lester
> 

A lot of people have bought it.  It has been in print for several decades.

patty



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