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Topic: Another AC anomaly?
Replies: 43   Last Post: Dec 21, 2009 8:08 AM

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 Jesse F. Hughes Posts: 9,776 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Another AC anomaly?
Posted: Dec 16, 2009 7:23 AM

"K_h" <KHolmes@SX729.com> writes:

> Why do you ask? There are many ways a limit can be defined
> in ZF but the definition should embody the general idea of
> what a limit is.

Well, it's not at all clear to me what this means, but I do have a
question about general set convergence as presented in Wikipedia
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limit_superior_and_limit_inferior#General_set_convergence).

In general, the term limit is defined topologically: any topological
space comes with its own natural definition of limit. But it's not at
all clear to me whether "general set convergence" is a limit in this
particular sense. Is there a topology on Set so that the "natural"
definition of limit coincides with general set convergence?

If not, then I guess K_h has a point about the naturalness of this
definition of limit (and, conversely, if so, then K_h has no good
point at all).

--
"Eventually the truth will come out, and you know what I'll do then?
Probably go to the beach. I'll also hang out in some bars. Yup, I'll
definitely hang out in some bars, preferably near a beach."
-- JSH on the rewards of winning a mathematical revolution

Date Subject Author
12/12/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/13/09 K_h
12/14/09 Dik T. Winter
12/14/09 K_h
12/15/09 Dik T. Winter
12/15/09 K_h
12/16/09 Dik T. Winter
12/16/09 K_h
12/17/09 Dik T. Winter
12/18/09 K_h
12/18/09 Dik T. Winter
12/18/09 K_h
12/21/09 Dik T. Winter
12/14/09 Dik T. Winter
12/14/09 K_h
12/15/09 Dik T. Winter
12/15/09 Dik T. Winter
12/15/09 K_h
12/16/09 Dik T. Winter
12/17/09 K_h
12/17/09 Dik T. Winter
12/18/09 K_h
12/18/09 K_h
12/18/09 Dik T. Winter
12/18/09 K_h
12/18/09 Dik T. Winter
12/18/09 K_h
12/15/09 K_h
12/16/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/17/09 Dik T. Winter
12/17/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/16/09 Dik T. Winter
12/15/09 ross.finlayson@gmail.com
12/13/09 K_h
12/13/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/13/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/14/09 Ilmari Karonen
12/14/09 Jesse F. Hughes
12/15/09 Chas Brown