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Virgil

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Re: Matheology � 258
Posted: May 4, 2013 5:35 PM
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<d6ce577a-b432-4c97-b2aa-af47b8415c31@y14g2000vbk.googlegroups.com>,
Dan <dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com> wrote:

> > Wittgenstein ...
> Should have known better than to attempt to misquote Wittgenstein .He
> has so very few valid passages .
> For the record , language is man-made . Mathematics is not .Its
> universality is proof enough. We don't restrict the electromagnetic
> spectrum because we can't see uv's. We shouldn't restrict the infinite
> due to absence of sense organs for it. Mathematics shall model the
> world, not man's ineptitude in sensing it.
>

> >Either you have digits 1 at finite positions only. Then your number is
> >in the list, since all finite positions are covered. (You cannot find
> >that line. This is the same as: For every n there are infinitely many
> >naturals m > n. But you cannot find those which are larger than all n.
> >(Since there are not "all" n.))

>
> >Or you have digits at larger than all finite positions. Then you
> >cannot replace them and cannot apply Cantor's argument.

>
>
> Ok . Let's say I accept your argument . We can't say that 0.11111....
> is not in the list with finite digits only . Finitude does not permit
> us to make that distinction .
>
> I accept your argument . There are no naturals larger than all n.
> And , since we index numbers in our list by naturals,
>
> 1. 0.1
> 2. 0.11
> 3. 0.111
> 4............
> 5.
> .
> .
>
> There are no indices larger than all n .
> Now , since 0.11111..... is on our list , the question is:
> At what index n is 0.11111..... on our list?
> Is it at 1?
> 0.1 not = 0.11111......
> Is it at 2?
> 0.11 not = 0.11111.....
> Is it at 3?
> 0.111 not = 0.111111.....
>
> If a number is on the list , it has to have at least one position k
> of the list occupied by the number .
> 0.1 has position 1
> 0.11 has position 2
> 0.111 has position 3 .
>
> If 0.1111 ..... has position k , then k is larger than ALL N .But we
> already know, numbers larger than all naturals don't exist.
> Since there are no numbers larger than all naturals, 0.11111.... is
> not on the list .


Thus hoisting WM with his own petard.
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