[ExI] The Reality of Categories

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 04:08:34 UTC 2007

On 7/15/07, Lee Corbin <lcorbin at rawbw.com> wrote:
> Bryan writes
> > It is my understanding that the physical system present in the
> > universe could be defined via categorics,
> Not quite sure what you mean by that, a sort of program perhaps?

If we had the state of the universe at some moment, then we could
classify groups of information. Admittedly this is risky since I am
assuming we could access any such state or understand the format to
parse it (perhaps this just adds to the strand of thought concerning
action  in the other thread on cryonics and ultracold quantum action).

> > [On the other hand] Given meaning, our nonassignment
> > would be meaningful in the 'bad' way.
> Yes, a marked failure on our part to find the real meaning
> that had been there all along. BTW, what has this to do
> with a realist's query about whether categories are "out
> there"?

I was thinking of a correlation between categories and meaningful data

- Bryan

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