
Re: Matheology § 231
Posted:
Mar 25, 2013 1:31 PM


On 25 Mrz., 17:14, FredJeffries <fredjeffr...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Mar 25, 5:24 am, WM <mueck...@rz.fhaugsburg.de> wrote: > > > Matheology § 231 > > > One philosophically important way in which numbers and sets, as they > > are naively understood, differ is that numbers are physically > > instantiated in a way that sets are not. Five apples are an instance > > of the number 5 and a pair of shoes is an instance of the number 2, > > but there is nothing obvious that we can analogously point to as an > > instance of, say, the set {{/0}}. > > [Nik Weaver: "Is set theory indispensable?"]http://www.math.wustl.edu/~nweaver/indisp.pdf > > A link that actually works:http://arxiv.org/abs/0905.1680http://arxiv.org/find/math/1/au:+Weaver_N/0/1/0/all/0/1
Thanks!
Regards, WM

