"fom" <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote in message news:h_KdnYlSDd9-i-zMnZ2dnUVZ_vWdnZ2d@giganews.com... > On 4/19/2013 3:41 AM, WM wrote: >> On 19 Apr., 09:34, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: >>> In article >>> <6f2faae2-dada-47a3-b172-aff3ad776...@y2g2000vbe.googlegroups.com>, >>> >>> WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote: >>>>> 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 >>> >>> Nonsense! >>> If numbers existed only as names then different names would necessarily >>> represent different numbers, >> >> No. Look, the unicorn does not exist other than as its name. But there >> are different written names and many different pictures describing it. >> > > So, you now turn to an argument about negative existential > statements. > > Why do you not bother to learn about them so that you > can speak intelligently on these matters? > > How do you justify your analysis of the > statement > > "The unicorn does not exist" > > in terms of how it comes to be either > true or false?
are these true or false ?
the non unicorn does non-exist.
the un-unicorn does un-exist
the not unicorn does exist.
the unicorn (meaning only one) does not exist.
the unicorns do not exist (all of them)
non physical concepts do not exist
physical concepts do exist
all concepts are divided into physical and non physical
the concept of unicorn(s) is divided into physical and non physical