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Topic: Matheology § 253
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Re: Matheology § 253
Posted: Apr 19, 2013 1:50 AM
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On 19 Apr., 02:50, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
> On 4/18/2013 2:13 AM, WM wrote:
>  >> Mathematics and theology have merged.
>
>  >
>
> Hmm...
>
> So, mathematics has become theological because
> it treats real numbers as individuals although
> they cannot be named


Since numbers do not exists, in mathematics, i.e., in discourse, other
than as names, i.e., as strings of symbols in a memory, without any
such string, nothing of the believed individual exists in mathematics.
There remains only the domain where individuals can be believed to
exist even if nobody can know them. Matheology.

Regards, WM



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