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Topic: Distinguishability argument x Cantor's arguments?
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Re: Distinguishability argument x Cantor's arguments?
Posted: Jan 8, 2013 10:46 AM
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On 8 Jan., 14:44, mstem...@walkabout.empros.com (Michael Stemper)

> However, ANY real can be distinguished from ANY other by SOME finite
> initial segment of its decimal, or other base, representation.


The problem is not distinguishing given reals, but how reals can
uniquely by *given*. That requires a finite definition. But I am
afraid that you don't even understand what that means.

Regards, WM



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