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  • note 2
    be classified on the basis of larger or smaller differences for scientific purposes including the possibility to predict Or the differences fall wholly within observational uncertainties and are consequently not

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  • note 2
    simulation of the evolution which takes place within the individual For example Visual ability improves during the first months of the life of a human being baby COVENEY HIGHFIELD 1995

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  • note 3
    the essence of those material things reside outside the latter Aristotle however conceived the material things down here to be totally self sufficient Their essence resides within them He nonetheless was looking for Separate Entities to exist somewhere as beings

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  • note 4
    consciousness I would like to remark the following about simulation of real world aspects in general What is being simulated is in fact one or another mathematical structure In so far as this structure underlies such a real world aspect

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  • note 5
    of Matter and Form but here Form refers to all essential content all determination of that human being all the way down to Prime Matter the carrier of all content So Form here includes to be sure Mind but not

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  • note 6
    just like that will probably never succeed because of the enormous complexity of the matter at hand in our case the brain But this is however just an epistemological non reducibility and does not necessarily need to correspond to an

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  • intermezzo
    the Humanities And this should be beneficial for them they will be able to deepen their insights still further But if Philosophy and as such including the relevant sections of the Humanities is concerning content susceptible to relevant results of Natural Science then it would not be strictly autonomous just like Biology is not strictly autonomous According to me Philosophy is autonomous and the mentioned discrepancy is perhaps related to the impurity of the Humanities as Philosophy if such an impurity exists Such a status of being not homogeneous should not be seen as a blame on the Humanities because of the very complex matters in which they are involved Perhaps it later turns out that a large part of their field does not belong to it but to Natural Science when the latter is ready to deal with the relevant problems adequately Today it is far from that Nevertheless I would like to express the conjecture that the only genuine Philosophy which is with respect to its content clearly and strictly distinguished from Natural Science is The Metaphysics of Being largely along the lines of Aristotle and St Thomas Aquinas Another good candidate which does not exclude that Metaphysics is the Ontology of Nicolai HARTMANN developed in the 30 s and 40 s of the 20th century And insofar as the Humanities are a metaphysics of Being they are genuine philosophy which means they are that forever All the other elements within them can and should only live on as philosophy as long as the very complex problems pervading them are not yet ready to be formulated within a scientific framework So the Metaphysics of Being acquires a very special status indeed and this is sufficient reason to delve deeply into it All this does not in any way

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  • note 1
    by the term 2 5 cm length which is abstract but these kind of beings themselves by their nature always also refer albeit implicitly to their carrier This dual reference is accomplished by denoting the Accident by a concrete term

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