FOM: Some Old philosophical questions
Mohammad Sal Moslehian
MSALM at science2.um.ac.ir
Mon May 8 10:41:24 EDT 2000
I have some important old questions. Would you please like to answer them
as a mathematician. Thanks a lot in advance.
PART(A)
(A1). Is there anything (so called "reality" as an unseen world) beyond
human experiences (so called "appearances" or "phenomenon" as a sensible
universe)?
(A2). Is there any distinction or separation between "phenomenon" and
"reality"? why?
(A3). Why should we assume that there is "reality"? Isn't it superfluous?
PART (B)
What is "reality"? What is a "phenomenon" (or an "appearance")?
PART (C)
Suppose that there is "reality".
Is "reality" essentially of mathematical form, in other words, is it
necessary to use the mathematics for perceiving, explaining, justifying or
describing "reality"?
(i) If the answer is No, why do we study the mathematics?
(ii) If the answer is Yes, how does the mathematics help us to improve our
understanding of "reality"?
Sincerely Yours
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