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herbzet@cox.net

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Re: Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
Posted: Jul 30, 2006 2:36 PM
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david petry wrote:
>
> herbzet wrote:

> > david petry wrote:
>
> > > As I pointed out in the article, the best explanation I can find for
> > > why we have mysticism in mathematics is that it seems to validate the
> > > beliefs of the Kabbalists.

> >
> >
> > There has been mysticism in mathematics since its beginnings. Read
> > up on the Pythagoreans, for a start.

>
> The current form of mysticism in mathematics is definitely not
> Pythagorean in nature. The Pythagoreans strongly rejected a belief in
> a world of the infinite lying beyond what we can observe, as far as I
> know.



Oh, I get it ... the mysticism of Cantor's mathematics is
the _wrong kind_ of mysticism.


--
hz

"If the doors of perception were cleansed
everything would appear to man as it is, infinite."

-- William Blake --


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