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Zaljohar@gmail.com

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Re: Then answer to Frege's two objections to formalism.
Posted: Apr 6, 2013 1:34 AM
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On Apr 5, 2:25 pm, Zuhair <zaljo...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> So:
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> Mathematics is about analytics fictional or real, most interestingly
> those in proximity with reality.
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> Zuhair


It is interesting to investigate the say meta-physical basis for this
virtual-real proximity. The psychological basis are clear, as any
fiction it wont go viral unless it meets some demands that many people
share. The pervasiveness of applicability of mathematics can be seen
to be due to mathematicians limiting their logically driven virtual
reality to mimic pervasive relations and properties throughout the
physical universe, as I said for example an investigation of Part-
whole relation and Connectedness would be of course expected to have
pervasive applications wide across, since every scientific discipline
would encounter such relations. Similarly the study of a relation like
membership and collections would definitely have pervasive
applications, because those relations are already pervasive. Truly the
mathematical study of those relations puts them under harsh strict
rule guidance in a fictional world starting from premises that do
possess high proximity to what is thought of them to be in the real
world, the so called "naturalness" of those axioms, such conditions
can be argued that the real world need not imitate or follow so
harshly as regards those relations, but still it is the case that
studying those pervasive relations cannot really be contemplated
otherwise, and analytics of those relations under those harsh strict
virtual grounds had been proved over time to be useful in
understanding them in the real world! which mean that there is some
connection between the logically driven fictional world and the real
world they are approximating. However one to understand that this
connection might not be identical the fictional world only PROXIMATE
the reals world, and of course some fictional processing might lead us
astray from the real world happenings but the error is small to be
significant from the practical stand point. What are the meta-physics
of that connection deserves to be studied.

So interesting mathematics can be understood as: Pervasive analytics
real or fictional.

If we redefine virtual to be real or proximal fictional, then
mathematics in the interesting sense burns down to

Pervasive virtual analytics.

So at the end here I've presented the answers to Freges' objections to
formalism which are the main ones I understand.

Zuhair



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