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Topic: Matheology § 210
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 mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de Posts: 18,076 Registered: 1/29/05
Re: Matheology § 210
Posted: Feb 7, 2013 2:24 PM

On 7 Feb., 15:13, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 7, 2:54 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>

> > On 7 Feb., 09:10, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > On Feb 7, 9:00 am, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
> > > <snip>

>
> > > > What does that mean for the set of accessible numbers?
>
> > > That this potentially infinite set is not listable.
>
> > Here we stand firm on the grounds of set theory.
>
> > Once upon a time there used to be a logocal identity: The expression
> > "Set X is countable" used to be equivalent to "Set X can be listed".

>
> You say, X is countable means there are not more X than any
> natural number.  The standard term for this is "sub-countable".
> Standard terminology is that X is countable iff X is listable.
> X can be unlistable and sub-countable, so X can be uncountable
> and sub-countable.
>
> There is nothing contradictory about saying the accessible numbers
> are uncountable and sub-countable.

In standard set theory that is a contradiction. Since subcountable is
countable, we have X is countable and uncountable.

Regards, WM

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