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Topic: Mathematics as a language
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Re: Mathematics as a language
Posted: Nov 4, 2010 1:40 AM
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On Nov 3, 8:52 am, herbzet <herb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> In particular, there appears to be nothing self-contradictory
> in the notion of infinite sets


That sounds like you just came from a 2,500-years long time warp :-)
To make you quickly current with the 25 centuries period news on the
subject:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes#Achilles_and_the_tortoise
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes#The_dichotomy_paradox
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes#The_arrow_paradox
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banach%E2%80%93Tarski_paradox

It is far of being all but it will help you to get started.


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Aatu Koskensilta
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herb z
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Herman Jurjus
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Marshall
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