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Topic: Cantor's argument and the Potential Infinite.
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LudovicoVan

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Re: Cantor's argument and the Potential Infinite.
Posted: Nov 16, 2012 3:36 AM
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"Zuhair" <zaljohar@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:5e28971d-adb1-49ae-878f-db9ebaf2621c@o8g2000yqh.googlegroups.com...

> We still can characterize Cardinality in this setting.

And you keep missing the point, as the various objections of course involve
that the standard definition of cardinality for infinite sets is wrong!

> So Cantor's diagonal is applicable to potential infinity context!

Cantor's arguments are *only* applied to potentially infinite sets, in fact
in standard set theory there is no such thing as actual infinity at all.

Please get your head out of your ass and read and try to understand what you
are rebutting before you actually get to do it.

-LV





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