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The map and the territory : exploring the foundations of science, thought and reality

Author: Shyam Wuppuluri; Francisco Antonio Doria; Roger Penrose; Dagfinn Føllesdal
Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While "Map is not the territory" as Alfred Korzybski remarked, join us in this journey to know more, while we inquire on the nature and the reality of the maps which try to map the reality out there.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shyam Wuppuluri; Francisco Antonio Doria; Roger Penrose; Dagfinn Føllesdal
ISBN: 9783319724775 3319724770 9783319724782 3319724789
OCLC Number: 1047945677
Description: XXIII, 641 p. : ill. b/n ; 25 cm.
Contents: Philosophy -- Philosophy of Abstraction. Ontological/Epistemological distinction. Thoughtvs Reality. Generalization vs Contextuality. Theoretical Physics: Space, Time, Dimension, Force, Wave Functions, Operators, Fields,Strings etc., Are they real? Transition/Correspondence between theories and reality. Varioustangled loops and circular definitions at the foundations of Science. Mathematics: Magnitude -- Number, Sets, Classes, Functions, Abstract mathematicalstructures/objects, Platonism and various schools of thought. Information Theory/ Computing/Logic: Information is everything. Aspects of computabilityand undecidability in our very map (Theories and Constructs) and how far they leak into theterritory (reality). Biology/Cognitive Science: Perception -- how our map of the territory and thereby the veryterritory itself is fenced by the evolution. Brain/Mind and the extent they let us patch thereality with percepts. Map and Territory, an illusion? From a cognitive viewpoint.List of authors who have accepted: (* = tentative) * Ian Stewart, University of Warwick, England. * William G Unruh, University of British Columbia, Canada. * Gregory Chaitin, IBM and his wife Virginia Chaitin. * Simon Saunders (*), Oxford University, Oxford. * Simon Kochen(*), Princeton University. * Marcelo Gleiser, Professor of physics at Dartmouth. * Jose Acacio de Barros, Associate professor at San Francisco State. * Tian Yu Cao, Boston University. * David Wolpert, Santa Fe Institute. * Vlatko Vedral, University of Oxford. * Edward Slowik, Winona State University, USA. < * Steven Weinstein, University of Waterloo. * Eors Szathmary, Munich and Eoetvoes University. * Barry Dainton, University of Liverpool. * John Searle (*), University of California.
Responsibility: Shyam Wuppuluri, Francisco Antonio Doria editors ; foreword by Sir Roger Penrose ; afterword by Dagfinn Føllesdal.

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