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references a-b
Topic:
state
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philosophy of mathematics
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self reference
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kinds of numbers
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object and value equivalence
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context
Topic:
mathematical proof
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value as an abstraction
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spatial vs. temporal representation
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boolean values, binary numbers, and bit strings
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abstraction
Topic:
variables as objects which remember a value
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command language
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declarative vs. procedural representation
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programming by sequential implementation
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art
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natural language as communication
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Thesa programming system
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understanding systems
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meaning vs. reference

#### Reference

Brown, G.S., Laws of Form, New York, Julian Press, 1972. Google

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 v ;;Quote: a universe comes into being when a space is severed ix ;;Quote: the imaginary number i is the solution to the self-referential equation x=-1/x ix+;;Quote: complex boolean values are the solution to self-referential boolean equations xvi ;;Quote: equality is not the mere presence or absence of a property, but being true or false can depend on properties xviii ;;Quote: a mathematician depends on an innate sense of rightness; seldom attempts a proof if not already convinced of its truth 1 ;;Quote: laws of form: repeated calls have the same value 2 ;;Quote: laws of form: a crossing made again has a different value 43 ;;Quote: a universal property need not be indicated 57 ;;Quote: after an unlimited number of steps from a self-referential expression can reach a non-equivalent expression 58 ;;Note: an imaginary value is self-referential, infinite sequence is change over time 65 ;;Quote: a memory function remembers the same response to a signal; a counting function is different each time 69 ;;Quote: equality may stand for the words 'is confused with' 71 ;;Quote: laws of form: value of a mark is the value of the surrounding space 77 ;;Quote: the primary form of mathematical communication is injunction; not description 77 ;;Quote: a music composer does not attempt to describe the sounds or feelings occasioned by sound; instead writes a sequence of commands for recreating the experience 82 ;;Quote: laws of form: a bracket separates binary values 96 ;;Quote: understanding: there are many ways to say or do something, but all are the same

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