About Morphology or How Alan Turing Made the Dream of Goethe Come True

The Ancient Greeks believed that the images of waking life and dreams came from the same source, Morpheus (Μορφέας, Μορφεύς), “He who Shapes“. The Science of the Shapes, Morphology, was created and named by Goethe in his botanical writings (“Zur Morphologie“, 1817). Goethe used comparative anatomical methods, to discover a primal plant form that would … Continue reading About Morphology or How Alan Turing Made the Dream of Goethe Come True

About Ontology

Metaphysics is a theory of being in itself, of the essence of things, of the fundamental principles of existence and reality. A major part of Metaphysics is concerned with the Static Part of the Reality, Being (Ontos, Ontology). The main issues of Metaphysics can be simply derived by playing with the verb to-be. Behind Ontology … Continue reading About Ontology

About Leibniz and Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze was a French Philosopher who lived between 1925 and 1995. Deleuze’s main philosophical project concerns the relationship between Identity and Difference. Until recently Difference was seen as a difference between two Identities. Deleuze attempts to reverse this situation, and to understand Difference-in-Itself. In his Quest for Difference Deleuze is highly inspired by Leibniz. … Continue reading About Leibniz and Deleuze