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 adj. Able to be characterized.
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Since conscious intelligence is not characterizable mathematically (as far as I know), the later formulations seem to be more modest and less vulnerable to the objections you raise, and the concerns I myself have had for a long time ….

Since conscious intelligence is not characterizable mathematically (as far as I know),

Sense determination: A constant c is characterizable by rules R iff R fixes the sense of

Familiar reductive accounts characterize event causation in terms of constant conjunction or counterfactual dependence or probability increase, and if event causation is so characterizable, then agent causation would have to be fundamentally different.

Everyone agrees that time is characterizable in terms of pastpresentfuture (tensed properties); and everyone agrees that time is characterizable in terms of earlierlater (the socalled 'tenseless properties).

In the same way, a materialist might hold that while firstperson talk can't be adequately fleshed out by any translation into thirdperson talk of which we are aware, we nevertheless have good reasons to think that all firstperson talk is made true by facts most adequately characterizable in a thirdperson way.

The Atheorists were ones who claimed that some facts characterizable in PPF format were not characterizable at all in EL format; and the Btheorists held the reverse.

So the derivable formulae can be seen as (or codified by) the numbers obtainable from the axiom numbers after some finite series of applications of the inference operations, and thus their set is again characterizable in terms of concepts of standard mathematics

The grammatical formulae can then be seen as (or codified by) the numbers obtainable from the basic numbers after some finite series of applications of the operations, and thus their set is characterizable in terms of concepts of arithmetic and set theory (in fact arithmetic suffices, with the help of some tricks).

First set characterizable as spacemusic, second long atonal noise, third more space, and the fourth very mellow ambient.
Saturday: How do you stop a centipede from walking?, advising equilibirum, and party
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