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Re: Another AC anomaly?
Posted: Dec 8, 2009 11:10 AM
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On 8 Dez., 16:13, "Dik T. Winter" <Dik.Win...@cwi.nl> wrote:

>  > Nevertheless it is a limit ordinal.
>
> Yes, that does not mean that necessarily a limit is involved.  It is a limit
> in the sense that you do not get there by continuously getting at the
> successor, in that case it is a limiting process.  But when you define
> N as an infinite union you do *not* go there by continuously getting at
> a successor.  The union of a collection (finite, countably infinite or
> some other infinity) is defined whithout resorting to successor operations.
> Moreover, they would even not make sens if the collection is infinite but
> not countably infinite.


That does not make sense in either respect, so or so.
>
>  > As a starting point, we use the fact hat each natural number is
>  > identified with the set of all smaller natural numbers: n = {m in N :
>  > m < n}.
>
> Note that here N is apparently already defined, without using a limit.


Natural numbers can be defined without using a set.
>
>  >         Thus we let w, the least transfinite number, to be the set N
>  > of all natural numbers: w = N = {0, 1, 2, 3, ...}.
>  >   It is easy to continue the process after this 'limit' step is made:
>  > The operation of successor can be used to produce numbers following w
>  > in the same way we used it to produce numbers following 0.
>
> Yes.  So what?  That you can define things using a limit does *not*
> imply that it is necessarily defined as a limit.


O I see. That's like cardinality. The limit cardinality is not the
cardinality of the limit (because the limit is not a limit).

Regards, WM


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