|Analogy: formal parallelism. Intends show that from a similar case, similar conclusions can be drawn._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Machine/Addition/Calculator/Genz: the functioning of a machine that adds only positive integers cannot be described by the calculation rules, but is ultimately based on the behavior of particles inside that behave quantum-mechanically. Their behaviour cannot be recorded by the calculation rules.
Quantum mechanics/calculation/Genz: quantum electrodynamics stands for the calculation possibilities that the universe must have in order to enable simple computation.
Analogy/Genz: it could be that highly complicated laws of nature have a surface that corresponds to the keys of the simple calculator. Then it would be impossible to formulate their underlying mathematics.
Analogy/Genz: the mathematics of the real laws of nature is also not already identical to the mathematics accessible to us for logical reasons.
Natural Laws/Genz: it is therefore possible that the laws of nature may have a greater effect than is accessible to us.
Logic/Genz: is among other things also a consequence of the laws of nature. It is limited by physics._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Gedankenexperimente Weinheim 1999
Wie die Naturgesetze Wirklichkeit schaffen. Über Physik und Realität München 2002