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Re: intuitionism
Posted:
Oct 26, 2009 2:41 AM


Timothy Murphy wrote: > Keith Ramsay wrote: > >> I think it's a much better description of Brouwer's >> point of view to say that it's not justified to assert >> "p or not p" for every p. If you can find his collected >> works try an early paper titled, ""The untrustworthiness >> of the principles of logic" and get it just the way >> that he put it himself. > > Not strictly relevant to this thread, > but it has always seemed to me that the distinction > between constructive and nonconstructive results > has greatly weakened the philosophical basis for intuitionism.
How do you mean that?
 Cheers, Herman Jurjus



