HUMAN KNOWING, LANGUAGE, AND DISCRETE STRUCTURES (1988)
This is a translation of a verbal transcription of a talk given in 1988.
The argument of the talk was later expanded into the text of the book
Knowing and the Mystique of Logic and Rules.
- 1. Why a Computer Scientist Concerns Himself With Human Knowing and Language
- 2. Knowing and Language
2.1. Do Words Correspond to Concepts?
2.2. Grammar May Mislead
2.3. Two Notions of Language
2.4. The Utterances Do Not Copy Thoughts
- 3. Non-verbal Knowing Versus Rules
- 4. Metaphors for a Person's Knowing
- 5. Formalization and Comprehension
5.1. Constructed Models
5.2. Metaphysical Superpositions Upon Models
- 6. Consequences About Getting To Know