representations of being

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Is means limited, and viceversa, as pointed before. In describing something which is, the natural tendency is to simplify the expression of this experience, that is, to reduce it to a particular case of a rule, a law of “nature”. This is a choice, and, by commiting to it, we push some of the rest […]

definition of being

Monday, August 15th, 2005

In “Kant and the platypus”, Umberto Eco notes that there is something, before somebody talks about it. I think that is is exactly and entirely equivalent with limited. A subject can’t notice something without perceiving, or inventing, a limit (or attribute) of that something. The general case is the universe. Here, we invented a name […]