
Re: Matheology 203
Posted:
Feb 7, 2013 3:11 AM


On 7 Feb., 08:53, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > In article > <457d042933c146ad91514f5d9dc96...@fv9g2000vbb.googlegroups.com>, > > WM <mueck...@rz.fhaugsburg.de> wrote: > > On 7 Feb., 05:21, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote: > > > > Or as Virgil would write > > > in a very lucid moment: > > > > What Cantor proved was that no list of accessible real numbers > > > (accessible because listable) can include all accessible numbers, > > > because any such list itself proves the existence of numbers not listed. > > > That is, Cantor proved the countable set of accessible numbers being > > uncoutable. > > That may well be WM's misunderstanding but it is not an understanding. > > A number being accessible does means that it can appear in some list, > but does not at all mean that all accessible numbers can appear together > in a single list.
All elements of countable sets can be counted by definition, i.e., they can appear in a list.
Regards, WM

