Nam Nguyen wrote: > > On 23/02/2013 2:38 PM, Virgil wrote: > > In article
> > > > > In mathematics [...] proofs of existence do > > not always require that one find an example of the thing claimed to > > exist. > > So, how would one prove the existence of the infinite set of > counter examples of Goldbach Conjecture,
I am not aware of how one would prove the existence of even one counterexample to Goldbach without finding one.
Nevertheless, in standard non-WM mathematics, proofs of existence do not always require that one find an example of the thing claimed to exist. --