FOM: Re: those tired jurassic pebbles

Martin Davis martind at
Mon Mar 23 14:48:19 EST 1998

At 11:32 AM 3/23/98 -0800, Vaughan Pratt wrote:

>From: martind at (Martin Davis)
>>The question is (as you surely must know by now): how could LT have been
>>applicable to jurassic pebbles if the theorem only makes sense in the
>>context of human activity?
>That's an easy one: only humans can apply it.
Did you really not know what I meant?

How could the applicability of LT to Jurassic pebbles be possible if LT did
not possess a validity beyond times when humans inhabited the planet?


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