>Chris Menzel wrote: >> On 27 Jul 2006 15:39:51 -0700, Rupert <email@example.com> said: >>> >>> That's a good question. One of these days I'll write a paper about why >>> we're justified in believing the axioms to be true. In the meantime, >>> Michael Potter's "Set Theory and its Philosophy" is worth a look. >> >> See also P. Maddy, "Believing the Axioms I" (Journal of Symbolic Logic >> 53(2) (1988) 481-511) and "Believing the Axioms II" (JSL 53(3) (1988) >> 736-764). > >No! You beat me to it! My only consolation is that I recommended Maddy's >articles in an another context in sci.math earlier today. Everyone >interested in these issues should read them.
Jesuits are also very fond of faith based mathematics.