On 1/4/2013 10:27 AM, WM wrote: > On 3 Jan., 22:36, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > >>> It is prerequisite when dealing with numbers. And it is exactly what >>> Cantor applied, He distinguished numbers at finite places. >> >> Cantor may have distinguished numerals at finite places, but numerals > > > So Cantor "proved" that there are uncountably many numerals? > Why then does anybody believe in uncountably many numbers? >
He put the numbers on the geometry.
When the geometry failed to be canonical, they put the geometry on the numbers.