Ah, a great choice of topic! Full of filosofical possibilities, conundrums and conuncymbals. The latter term is rarely used. It refers to the sound of an argument – not the kind of argument you might hear your neighbours engage in, but a “proper” argument as found in logic. We find the term referenced in common… Read More Filosofy on Friday – Truth and Lies
For some reason, I have been thinking about negentropy this week. The term has different meanings in different contexts. I would like to consider it in relation to information theory. The central tenet is about the relationships between energy and information. Every bit of information has attached to it an energy cost. This was neatly… Read More Filosofy on Friday – Negentropy
I posted earlier on the subject of Being Here, and so today I want to look at moving on. My starting point is the paradox of Zeno’s Arrow. It is closely related to his paradox about Achilles racing a tortoise – quite apt given my current pre-occupation with all things running (did I mention I’m… Read More Filosofy on Friday – Getting There
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This week I would like to turn my attention to attention. This topic has been brought into focus by my little run on Sunday, participating in the Leicester Half-Marathon. I may have mentioned it before. I always knew that a large part of the challenge would be psychological. It is often the case that our… Read More Filosofy on Friday – Attentional Focus
This is the moment I publicly declare my intention to run the 2017 Brighton Marathon. It follows my success in completing the Leicester Half-Marathon at the weekend. I have never run that far before in my life, and it has given me the confidence to move forward with my ambitions. The half-marathon was part… Read More The Launch of Running Man
Hey, I’m here again! I have been away for quite a long time, getting lost in work and other projects/distractions. My life is a meandering path strewn with unfinished projects. I am not a finisher. In fact, in many respects I’m not even a starter. I’m a thinker. I do that bit quite well. My… Read More Filosofy on Friday – Being Here