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Dik T. Winter

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Re: Another AC anomaly?
Posted: Dec 7, 2009 10:41 AM
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In article <5f8c7e7f-ec83-45ba-a584-b614759696f4@j4g2000yqe.googlegroups.com> WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
> On 3 Dez., 16:27, "Dik T. Winter" <Dik.Win...@cwi.nl> wrote:
>

> > > > No. I asked you for a mathematical definition of "actual infinity"
> > > > and you told me that it was "completed infinity". Next I asked you
> > > > for a mathematical definition of "completed infinity" but you have
> > > > not given an answer. So I still do not know what either "actual
> > > > infinity" or "completed infinity" are.

> > >
> > > Both are nonsense. But both are asumed to make sense in set theory.

> >
> > No, set theory does not contain a definition of either of them.


So in what way do they make sense in set theory? As I have not seen a
definition of them at all, I can not see what that means.

> > > The axiom of infinity is a definition of actual infinity.
> > > "There *exists* a set such that ..."
> > > Without that axiom there is only potential infinity, namely Peano
> > > arithmetic.

> >
> > I see neither a definition of the words "actual infinity" neither
> > a definition of "potential infinity". Or do you mean that "potential
> > infinity" is Peano arithmetic (your words seem to imply that)?
> >
> > So we can say that in "potential infinity" consists of a set of axioms?

>
> Here is, to my knowledge, the simplest possible explanation.


Darn, I ask for a definition, not for an explanation.

> Consider
> the infinite binary tree:
>
> 0
> /\
> 0 1
> /\ /\
> 0 1 0 1
> ...
>
> Paint all paths of the form
> 0.111...
> 0.0111...
> 0.00111...
> 0.000111...
> and so on.
> Potential infinity then says that every node and every edge on the
> outmost left part of the tree gets painted.
> Actual infinity says that there is a path 0.000... parts of which
> remain unpainted. And that is wrong.


So "potential infinity" and "actual infinity" are theories? But I do not
know of any theory that states that there is any part of the path 0.000...
that is unpainted. Can you show how any theory states that?
--
dik t. winter, cwi, science park 123, 1098 xg amsterdam, nederland, +31205924131
home: bovenover 215, 1025 jn amsterdam, nederland; http://www.cwi.nl/~dik/


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