
Re: Problems with Infinity?
Posted:
Apr 11, 2013 11:31 PM


On Apr 11, 10:15 pm, Butch Malahide <fred.gal...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Apr 11, 7:40 pm, Walter Bushell <pr...@panix.com> wrote: > > > In article <512CA332.AD4F7...@btinternet.com>, > > Frederick Williams <freddywilli...@btinternet.com> wrote: > > > > That the cardinality of the continuum (c = 2^{aleph_0}) is equal to > > > aleph_1 is Cantor's continuum hypothesis which modern set theory settles > > > neither one way nor the other. > > > Does anyone care. That is do any important results hang on either one? > > I care. Godel cared. Waclaw Sierpienski cared enough to write a book > (in French) about propositions equivalent to, or following from the > continuum hypothesis: _Hypothese du Continu_.
Sierpinski, not Sierpinski, Waclaw Sierpinski, with a crossedout l and an accent on the n. Sorry about that.

