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Perplexed comments on Reductionism - Less Wrong

40 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 March 2008 06:26AM

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Comment author: Perplexed 08 November 2010 05:54:02PM -1 points [-]

at least one of his commenters claimed to also have developed it independently, so it [Tegmark's idea] may be a more intuitively plausible idea than it seems to be at first glance.

I'm pretty sure that the idea has occurred to just about everyone who has wondered whether the meanings of the intransitive verb "to exist" in mathematics and philosophy might have anything in common. Tegmark deserves some credit though for writing it down.