The Hewitt Actor Model and the Labyrinth of Metaphysics

There is a philosophical sense in which all entities (beings) should be comprehended (not only re-presented) as bundles of actions or “activities.” In turn, every action should be understood as a perception. To that end, Carl Hewitt’s Actor Model has been the obligatory point of reference for any discussion of concurrent computation and concurrent hardware … Continue reading The Hewitt Actor Model and the Labyrinth of Metaphysics

Atemporality of Now

6.4311    Der Tod ist kein Ereignis des Lebens. Den Tod erlebt man nicht.    Wenn man unter Ewigkeit nicht unendliche Zeitdauer, sondern Unzeitlichkeit versteht, dann lebt der ewig, der in der Gegenwart lebt. Unser Leben ist  ebenso endlos, wie unser Gesichtsfeld grenzenlos ist.   (Ludwig Wittgenstein, "Tractatus Logico - Philosophicus" )

Dialetheism and Multipolarity

In his Philosophical Remarks, L. Wittgenstein wrote prophetically: "I predict a time when there will be mathematical investigations of calculi containing contradictions, and people will actually be proud of having emancipated themselves from contradictions." The import of this statement is deeper than you may think, because it puts into question not only what is the … Continue reading Dialetheism and Multipolarity

Complete Action – Sources & Parallels

While doing research for my work on organizational management I found many interesting parallel accounts (in unrelated areas of science) describing the levels and categories of action. This information is most adequate to think about the "completeness of action" or the "quality" of organizational transformation. I have composed a Mind Map to better show the … Continue reading Complete Action – Sources & Parallels