Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math.independent

Topic: Matheology § 162
Replies: 78   Last Post: Dec 10, 2012 4:46 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

Posts: 14,718
Registered: 1/29/05
Re: Matheology § 162
Posted: Nov 28, 2012 9:59 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On 28 Nov., 13:48, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2:43 am, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>

> > Induction proves also: Every set of natural numbers is finite.
> > Why do you overlook this simple proof?

>
> No, what induction proves is that every set of natural numbers
> with a largest number is finite.


And induction proves that every set of natural numbers has a largest
number. For every finite n also n + 1 is finite and the set containing
both, n and n + 1 ist finite too.

>  Induction is agnostic on
> the question of whether there can be a set of natural numbers
> without largest number.


That's because such a set is a contradiction. Every number has a
magnitude, i.e. it is larger or smaller than another number. A set of
naturals without largest number is like a number without numerical
value or a word that can't be spelled.

>  The interesting thing is that
> you get the same "contradictions" whether or not you allow a
> set of natural numbers without largest number.


You are wrong. But that is not under discussion. Under discussion is
the fact that set theory and analysis deliver different results. Or do
you continue to claim that analysis cannot determine that the limit of
my sequence has more than zero digits?

Regards, WM



Date Subject Author
11/25/12
Read Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/25/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Roland Franzius
11/25/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
namducnguyen
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/25/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
YBM
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/26/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Carsten Schultz
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Carsten Schultz
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Carsten Schultz
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
William Hughes
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Re: Matheology § 162
Michael Stemper
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/29/12
Read Re: Re: Matheology § 162
Michael Stemper
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/29/12
Read Re: Re: Matheology § 162
Michael Stemper
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
YBM
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
trj
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/30/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/30/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
12/1/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
12/1/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
12/10/12
Read Re: Matheology S 162
veronika kočková
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
YBM
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/27/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
Michael Stemper
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/28/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology § 162
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
11/29/12
Read Re: Matheology � 162
Virgil

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.