(In a letter to his friend Norman Routledge, 1952): Turing believes machines think Turing lies with men Therefore machines do not think

# Month: February 2007

## Pi, all the following digits are also initial.

Pi poem The admirable number pi: three point one four one. All the following digits are also initial, five nine two because it never ends. It can’t be comprehended six five three five at a glance, eight nine by calculation, seven nine or imagination, not even three two three eight by wit, that is, by […]

## Math and Philosophy, the combination for understanding the world according to Leibniz

Sans les mathématiques on ne pénètre point au fond de la philosophie.Sans la philosophie on ne pénètre point au fond des mathématiques.Sans les deux on ne pénètre au fond de rien. — Leibniz. Without mathematics we cannot penetrate deeply into philosophy.Without philosophy we cannot penetrate deeply into mathematics.Without both we cannot penetrate deeply into anything. […]