Re: on formally describable universes and measures

From: George Levy <>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2001 11:35:08 -0800 (PST)

Stephen Paul King wrote:

> ...I forgot to mention the notion of expressiveness... I am trying to keep my posts concise... Please
> read this paper by Peter Wegner which explains the notions of expressiveness and introduces Non-Well Founded
> sets, my thinking draws strongly from it:

I've had problem accessing this document.... My software needs updating.... I will get around to that after I am
through with the urgency of my regular work.

> There is a lot of work on the anthropic principle. Research it.

I thought I did... for instance, Tipler's book "The Physics of Immortality" and Barrow and Tipler "The Anthropic
Cosmological Principle" do provide a discussion of the Anthropic Principle.. Tipler crosses the line and gets too
close to religious thinking. I was not impressed with what I found. Different authors seem to have different

> [SPK]
> Have you ever read papers on the Measurement problem in QM?

I am not sure what if you are referring to the collapse of the wave function after measurement, or to the concept of
measure which has been discussed in this group, or something else...

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