[extropy-chat] META: Re: what is probability?

Benjamin Goertzel ben at goertzel.org
Thu Jan 18 16:52:29 UTC 2007

Hi gts,

It might be interesting to move this thread to the AGI email list.
There are some folks on there, such as Pei Wang, with a deep
understanding of the philosophy of uncertainty...

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Since I co-moderate that list, I can guarantee this topic will not get
sniped there, unless the discussion becomes really retarded somehow!

Perhaps the topic is simply too fine-grained and technical for the
extropy-chat list...

-- Ben G

On 1/18/07, gts <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2007 11:28:58 -0500, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > This thread has run into diminishing returns, I think.
> > Time to wrap it up.
> We've barely touched on the vagaries of propensity theory, and have yet to
> investigate some other lesser known theories such as Gillies' artefactual
> theory. And Ben and I were only just beginning to dig into some questions
> about the meaning of randomness, exchangeability and infinite sequences.
> But ah well, perhaps no one else here is really interesting in attempting
> to understand and resolve these questions. Back to lurk mode for me I
> suppose, lest I incur the wrath of Eugen, keeper-of-the-threads...
> -gts
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