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Re: Cantor's absurdity, once again, why not?
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Mar 14, 2013 8:32 PM


On Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:38:51 AM UTC7, fom wrote:
> More precisely, mathematical facticity relative to > the epistemic justification of a derivational system > is more important than mathematical actuality relative > to dialectical argument.
"liberal (and even some socialist) mathematicians are often content to work within the hegemonic Zermelo?Fraenkel framework (which, reflecting its nineteenthcentury liberal origins, already incorporates the axiom of equality) supplemented only by the axiom of choice" ( A. Sokal, "Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity")



