**Hitoshi Kitada** (*hitoshi@kitada.com*)

*Sun, 31 Oct 1999 19:06:16 +0900*

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Dear Stephen,

Thanks for your explanation.

Stephen P. King <stephenk1@home.com> wrote:

Subject: [time 962] Re: [time 961] Re: [time 959] [Fwd: This Week's Finds in

Mathematical Physics (Week 141)]

*> Dear Hitoshi and Friends,
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*> Hitoshi Kitada wrote:
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*> >
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*> > Is John Baez a journalist?
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*>
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*> No, I would not say that Baez is a journalist, he is a "mathematical
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*> physicist who specializes in quantum gravity and n-category theory"
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*> http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/
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*>
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*> He writes a column called "This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics"
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*> that outlines his adventures, it is like a public diary...
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*> http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/TWF.html
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*>
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*> > Paraconsistency is a modification of consistency so that paradoxes like
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the

*> > one by Russell's are admitted but still theories have meanings, i.e. such
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*> > theories should be nontrivial.
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*> >
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*> > I agree with that this is a nice modification, and may be worth being
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*> > researched.
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*> definition: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/logic-paraconsistent/
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*>
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*> I found this. It looks interesting!
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*> http://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/97/HPL-97-129.html
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*>
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*> Here is a philosopher's page on the subject:
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*> http://members.tripod.com/Lonego/
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*>
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*> In Japanese
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*> http://www.swlab.csce.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~goshi/semi/a94spicis/sld024.htm
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*>
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*> A big list of different kinds of logics!
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*> http://www.intrepidsoftware.com/fallacy/branches.htm
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*>
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*> [I am reminded of what happened when the parallel postulate was
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*> questioned! %^} ]
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*>
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*> > But where is Baez's contribution in the news group more than a role of a
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*> > moderator of the group?
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*>
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*> Oh, boy, Baez is *very* active in the discussions going on in the
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*> sci.physics.research news group. I find that he has some very good ideas
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*> [n-category theory] and would very much like to get him to take an
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*> objective (unprejudiced) look at Local Systems theory to see his
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*> response, since he is very much aware of the Problem of Time!
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I am trying him, sending some of my papers to him.

*> Unfortunately, the theory's implication that the Big Bang is an
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*> (optical?) illusion is very hard for most to swallow! :-(
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Is the explanation given in time_II.tex and time_IV.tex not sufficient

explanation?

Best wishes,

Hitoshi

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