Re: [OPE-L] Derrida's ghosts

From: Rakesh Bhandari (bhandari@BERKELEY.EDU)
Date: Wed Nov 09 2005 - 14:56:52 EST

>>   I am not altogether clear about how Newtonian theory should
>>   be understood as causal.
>Neither am I, but I do think the giant leap forward was the
>measurement of empirical variables in controlled situations and the
>use of the calculus to model the underlying mechanisms of change. A
>differential equation is a highly compressed statement about lawful
>relations between surface phenomena.

I take Boltzmann over this Machism. Ian, I  thought you were a Leninist.


>It is a causal statement par
>Both Hegel and Marx studied the calculus.

Yours, R

>Best wishes,

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Fri Nov 11 2005 - 00:00:02 EST