Maybe I’m helpless; don’t know. I use and like to read a lot, to write a
lot, but, honestly, my favorite time goes by just thinking. So, I’ve
been thinking a lot during all my entire life, and specially the last,
maybe, six years, when most of this game of thinking started to become
itself focused around certain aspect of reality, mostly Philosophy of
Art, or Aesthetics.
One Philosopher’s great ambition may be to create almost one new.concept
during his or her life, almost one concisely written idea, in whatever
language. At certain point, doesn’t really matter what language. Anyway
almost everybody knows that Philosophy’s History Most-Most Greatest Hits
were written in Greek, Latin or German. I still don’t know well why but,
maybe, think, that could be related to some language’s kind of
flexibility that favors the creation -to get together in a mind- of
So, what all this got to do with Ruby? Well, I’ve been thinking about to
learn a second language from scratch. It could be Ruby. And I say could
cause I can’t find one document that shows me the foundation. If I not
wrong, in Ruby, everything belongs to one class or another. Then, the
class Class itself must inherit certain characteristics from something
else. Anyway, my question is what leads: Â¿Where can I find a
documentation that lists and defines all the elements of the class
Class? Â¿Is it possible to think about learning Ruby as to learn, for
example, chess? If that’s true, which are the most basics rules for
I’m a philosopher, I got to think all the stuff by myself, so I’m not
very interested on what programmers are doing with the latest classes or
objects created by them. Just the basic rules; to comprehend and then
start thinking -or playing-.
Forgive my ignorance.
And thanks in advance.