Hitoshi Kitada (email@example.com)
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 00:19:16 +0900
Bill <WDEshleman@aol.com> wrote:
Subject: [time 768] Re: Noumenon and Phenomenon
> Time group,
> Kant believes that the category of cause and effect applies only to
> phenomena; cause and effect does not apply to the noumena.
> The question is then, how do we approach discovery and analysis
> of prospective mathematical candidates to represent the noumena?
> The key, I suggest, is in the mathematical meaning of a
> "suspension of cause and effect" for the noumena. This
> "suspension of cause and effect" implies at least two intuitive
> features that the noumena might possess:
> 1) The noumena is an orthogonalization of cause and
> effect, or simply an orthogonalization of appropriate
> 2) Communication between the appropriate phenomena,
> via the noumena, would be instantaneous.
I wonder how the ""suspension of cause and effect" for the noumena" implies
the "authogonalization of cause and effect" and how this "authogonalization"
yields the "instantaneousness" of "communication between the appropriate
phenomena via the noumena." Could you explain more? I seem not to understand
the word "noumena" in your context enough.
> These ideas surfaced only since I have become aware of
> Hitoshi's work on LSs. What I am looking for, in retrospect,
> is an earlier justification for Hitoshi's approach and Kant is
> where I suspect it to be. Hitoshi's noumenon is an
> orthogonalization of QM and GR.
> This kind deed that I do for Hitoshi has a relation also to
> my own "suspension of cause and effect" that is necessary
> when I attempt to orthogonalize gravity and inertia in an effort
> to arrive at a form for a general relativity noumenon. My result
> seems to suggest that in addition to the first orthogonalization,
> two infinite sets of orthogonalizations of
> classical gravity vs relativistic gravity and
> classical inertia vs relativistic inertia are also required to
> to be features of this proposed GR noumenon.
> Definition for feature: Something you did not know about
> your VCR until you pushed the right button on your remote
> control that changes all of your TV viewing in the future.
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