Larry Susanka's Personal Pages

Welcome! Local time in Bellevue Washington is 09:40:29 and the date is 09/20/19. For those who need to target an ICBM, I spend a considerable amount of time at N=47.20° E=-122.11°. We are -8:00 in relation to GMT.

The various pages that comprise this site have been accessed 1844076 times since the counter was created in March 1998.


Currently I have an active interest in physics, rock and ice climbing, mathematics, horses and running mountain trails.

I am a supporter of The Planetary Society, various skeptical organizations such as the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and am a fan of science fiction, in its myriad forms.

I also pretend to study Spanish and guitar. We'll see.

 

 
In fact the notion of truth a la Tarski avoids complete triviality by the use of the magical expression "meta." We presuppose the existence of a meta-world, in which logical operations already make sense. The world of discourse can therefore be interpreted in the meta-world. The truth value of "A" is determined by "meta-A," and we can in turn explain "meta-A" by "meta-meta-A" ...

We are facing a transcendental explanation of logic: "The rules of logic have been given to us by Tarski, who in turn got them from Mr. Meta-tarski." This is similar to asserting that "Physical particles act this way because they must obey the laws of physics. "

paraphrased from a note of Jean-Yves Girard




The following items strike me as interesting, funny or valuable in some way. I will add or change content from time to time. Enjoy!

  • Math Notes of Various Kinds ...
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 16:26.

  • A Collection of Photos ...
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:03.

  • Macintosh Links
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:02.

  • Math and Science Links
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:00.

  • Science Fiction Links
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:04.

  • Favorite Climbing Sites
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 17:32.

  • Skeptical Thoughts ...
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:01.

  • Oddities and Unclassified Miscellany
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:04.

  • Seattle Sites and Information
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:02.

  • Bay Area Sites and Information
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 17:31.

  • A Few Web Resources:
    A Remnant of the Original Web Pages at BC.
    (Some of these pages date from 1996.)

  • The Mount Si Race
    Last modified on 06/13/19 at 19:05.



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