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: fom - 01 - preface
Replies: 18   Last Post: Dec 12, 2012 3:34 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Virgil

Posts: 7,021
Registered: 1/6/11
Re: fom - 01 - preface
Posted: Dec 12, 2012 3:34 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

In article
<a1ccc86c-6dcf-4949-9307-effeb56de309@i1g2000vbp.googlegroups.com>,
WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 12 Dez., 17:00, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
>

> > >>>> Find a different criticism of Alan's remarks
> > >>>> if you must.  This one is incorrect.

> >
> > >>> So you disagree that 2 is a real number?
>
> Obviously you do not.


The nature of 2, whether it is to be regarded as a real, or only a
rational, or only an integer, or only a natural or cardinal, depends on
context.

Note that when one describes the cardinality of a set as being 2, or
that the result of a count is 2, then that 2 is a cardinal or a natural
whereas a weight or a length of 2 will be a real.
> >
> > >> Since you like quoting the Grundlagen, try
> > >> transcribing long detailed passages from
> > >> section 9

> >
> > > I have written read an written everything Cantor wrote.

You often try to rewrite what Cantor has written, but you always fail to
get the spirit right and often the facts as well.
--





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.