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An Introduction to Paraphysics (Level of Paraphysics: Level 3)

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Abstract

On our way down the rabbit hole of Matrix Philosophy I’ve enlisted the help of a number of companions: Bostrom, Putnam, Wittgenstein, Nelson, and (in the Director’s Cut, in the Appendix) David Isles. In this chapter, I begin by invoking the work of Gregory Chaitin, but in a somewhat different spirit. We have passed the level at which it makes sense to look at work in the foundations of mathematics for its value as work in the foundations of mathematics. Chaitin promotes an approach to proof via what he calls Algorithmic Information Theory, and this will effectively (if not indeed intrinsically) involve the identification of algorithm and proof I have argued against in previous chapters.

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Natural Attitude Mathematical Creativity Concentrate Essence Cartesian Meditation Decimal Expansion 
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  1. 1.AthensUSA

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