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Re: Cantor's absurdity, once again, why not?
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Mar 14, 2013 5:38 PM


On 3/14/2013 4:03 PM, Jesse F. Hughes wrote: > david petry <david_lawrence_petry@yahoo.com> writes: > > > Is it the case that if a given mathematical statement is > "falsifiable", then so is its negation? Or are there statements which > satisfy your view of what mathematics should be, though their > negations do not? >
Here is an example of how you might try to address Jesse's first question. I took some excerpts from Markov because of another poster with similar concerns. Markov knew what he wanted "positively". But, he had to address the negations so that they would make sense relative to his positive assertions.
news://news.giganews.com:119/qtmdnXtM3_iSVqPMnZ2dnUVZ_sadnZ2d@giganews.com



