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Topic: Definition of Mathematics
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 Tony Bones Orlow Posts: 164 Registered: 8/17/11
Re: Definition of Mathematics
Posted: Feb 28, 2012 8:16 PM

On Feb 28, 7:14 pm, PotatoSauce <kiwisqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 28, 6:45 pm, Tony Orlow <bonyto...@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > On Feb 28, 10:41 am, Frederick Williams
>
> > <freddywilli...@btinternet.com> wrote:
> > > Tony Orlow wrote:
> > > > Mathematics is the application of logical methods to the study of
> > > > quantitative entities?

>
> > > Plenty of mathematics isn't quantitative, point-set topology, for
> > > example.

>
> > Oh. How do you specify a point in your topology? It isn't an n-tuple
> > of quantitative dimensional coordinates, by any chance, is it?

>
> No.
>

How very monosyllabic of you.

How do you specify a point in point-set topology?
What distinguishes one point from another?

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