Re: Incompleteness and Knowledge - errata

From: Eric Hawthorne <>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 23:36:25 -0800

Corrections inserted here to the following paragraph of my previous
post. (Apologies for the sloppiness.)

Eric Hawthorne wrote:

> so truth itself, as
> a relationship between representative symbols and that which is
> (possibly) represented, is probably a limited
> concept, and the limitation has to do with limits on the information
> that can be conveyed about one structure ("e.g. all of reality")
> BY another structure (e.g. a formal system which is itself part of
> that reality.).

> Clearly an embedded structure (e.g. formal system or any finite
> representative system) cannot convey all information about both itself
> and the
> rest of reality which is not itself. There is not enough information
> in the embedded structure to do this.
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