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[Xmca-l] Re: Imagination


      This may not be exactly what you are pointing at, but I always tell young people, who are beginning to take reasonable courses in college level physics, to more or less forget the mathematics and put themselves into, more or less concretely, what is happening. They usually don't believe me until after taking a course or so. Something like this works in mathematics also, but the 'objects' are less tangible (this is probably not the right word).


On Jan 31, 2015, at  6:30 PM, mike cole wrote:

> Attached is a paper by Yutaka Sayeki, our long time colleague brought to
> mind by Peg's note on the death of Naoki Ueno.
> As you will see, his work has everything to do with imagination, as the
> book title indicates.
> Sayeki-san's "imagination based" theory is pretty amazing.  At least
> encountering it was for me. I actually solved a physics problem of the kind
> I ALWAYS blow. The Newsletter article referenced in his talk gives a couple
> of concrete data examples. For discussion if people are interested.
> mike
> -- 
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> <ISCAR Sayeki.pdf>