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Conference on Timaeus

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I blogged in passing the Platonic dialogue Timaeus, and now, through this post, I discover a 2007 conference on it. The abstracts of the presentations make it sound quite interesting. Maybe it’s time to reread it. But first to finish the Aubrey/Maturin series—just finished The Thirteen-Gun Salute last night (or, rather, this morning).

Here’s the text of the dialogue, if you’re interested. I mentioned before that one point of the dialogue is that the universe is ultimately mathematical objects, and notice the opening words of the dialogue.

Written by Leisureguy

10 August 2008 at 9:17 am

Posted in Books, Daily life

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