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Topic: fom - 01 - preface
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Alan Smaill

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Re: fom - 01 - preface
Posted: Dec 10, 2012 12:24 PM
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WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:

> On 9 Dez., 23:40, Alan Smaill <sma...@SPAMinf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>> WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
>> > On 8 Dez., 23:37, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
>> >> Aleph_0 is not a length, nor an area, nor a volume.
>>
>> > If it was a whole number or integer, as Cantor insisted, then it could
>> > be used to define a length or an area or a volume etc.

>>
>> Cantor defined it as a cardinal number;
>> he did not propose any notion of multiplication of,
>> eg real numbers by transfinite cardinals.

>
> You are badly informed.


Then please inform me;
did Cantor consider 3.14159... to be a cardinal number?
In which of Cantor's number classes does 3.14159... fall?


> Regards, WM

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Alan Smaill



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