Schlagwort-Archiv: Intuition

Ganz nicht verstanden.

None of the students seemed concerned that 1/3 + 1/3, as Addison had written, seemed to produce the same answer as 1/6 + 1/6, as I had written. Now I was breaking out into a sweat.

Marilyn Burns: Can 1/3 + 1/3 = 2/6? It seemed so!


The volume of the unit -sphere goes to 0 as grows! A high dimensional unit sphere encloses almost no volume! The volume increases from dimensions one to five, but begins decreasing rapidly toward 0 after dimension six.

Marc Khoury: Counterintuitive Properties of High Dimensional Space


I believe in propositions and propositional content.

They are what you want to say but do not find the word for - not in any language.

They are what you remember someone telling you, without any information about how they said it or which words they used.