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Topic: Matheology § 210
Replies: 80   Last Post: Feb 8, 2013 5:45 PM

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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: Matheology � 210
Posted: Feb 8, 2013 5:45 PM

In article
WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 8 Feb., 19:46, mstem...@walkabout.empros.com (Michael Stemper)
> wrote:

> > In article
> > <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
> >

> > >On 8 Feb., 18:14, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
> > >> On 2/8/2013 2:41 AM, WM wrote:
> > >> > Standard terminology is that X is countable iff X is listable.
> >
> > >> Please cite a source for "listable"
> >
> > >A set is listable means, that it can be written as a sequence (with no
> > >repeating terms - but that is not important). Listable is identical
> > >with countable.

> >
> > You appear to be unable to cite a source for this usage, which leads
> > observers to believe that it is not standard terminology. After all,
> > if it was standard terminology instead of your private language,
> > your response to a request for a source would be to provide one, not
> > to restate your private definition in a different fashion.

>
> A list is an enumerated set of entries. If entries can appear more
> than once then it is simply a sequence. This definition is known by
> every expert. Asking for it shows a high measure of ignorance.

Asking for a formal definition may also be expressing one's certainty
that that ignorance is in the one being asked for the definition, i.e.,
in WM's ignorance.

> And
> everyone who does not know it, should be glad to get it kindly
> explained. In no case he is entitled to be treated like an
> interlocutor in a scientific dispute.

Then why does WM keep acting an interlocutor in a scientific dispute.

Mathematics is not science nor only a part of science, but an largely
independent area of study, certainly useful to science but not a slave
to it.
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