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Topic: Matheology § 253
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Virgil

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Re: Matheology � 253
Posted: Apr 19, 2013 4:08 PM
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<71d1c065-84dd-4880-9d7b-714d5197c30f@c7g2000vbe.googlegroups.com>,
WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 19 Apr., 14:28, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
>

> >
> > >>>> If numbers existed only as names then different names would necessarily
> > >>>> represent different numbers,

> >
> > Those are called negative existential statements.

>
> No, those are called nonsense.


Nowhere nearly as nonsensical as WM's notion that there can exist a
natural that cannot have a successor, or a double, or for which no
larger natural can exist.

According to the way naturals are DEFINED in terms of successorship,
there can be only one which is not a successor and none at all which do
not have a successor.

So that WM's infantile claims to have naturals with no successors is in
contradiction to the very nature of naturals.
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