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Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Sparks that lit the Fire: on the Utility of Triggering Events – Part I

«Die Gegenstände enthalten die Möglichkeit aller Sachlagen.» (Objects contain the possibility of all states of affairs.) Wittgenstein: Tractatus, 2.014 «Causa latet, vis est notissima fontis.» (The cause is hidden, but the effect is well-known.) Ovid: Metamorphoses, IV.287 I.         Prolegomena It may well be a platitude to recall that – in the words of Niels Bohr […]