Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why Does a Tiger Have Stripes and a Lion Doesn’t?

I’ve encountered a pretty nice insult on reductionism in the “Categories for the Practising Physicist”. I’ll just cite the whole Example 17 from it: Why does a tiger have stripes and a lion doesn’t? One might expect that the explanation … Continue reading

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Categories for the Practising Physicist

These days I’m reading and trying to understand “Categories for the practising physicist” by Bob Coecke and Eric Oliver Paquette, the chapter from the book “New Structures for Physics”. Another its chapter — “Physics, Topology, Logic and Computation: A Rosetta … Continue reading

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