In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, david petry <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:26:58 PM UTC-7, fom wrote: > > > Joel David Hamkins answer to the question in > > this link seems relevant to some of the discussions > > that have been in various threads recently > > > http://mathoverflow.net/questions/44102/is-the-analysis-as-taught-in-univers > > ities-in-fact-the-analysis-of-definable-numbe/44129#44129 > > That link includes the following quote: > > "...the concept of definability is a second-order concept, that only makes > sense from an outside-the-universe perspective" > > I think Mueckenheim would tell us that the phrase "an outside-the-universe > perspective" would only make sense to a math-theologian. > > Is he not right?
WM's WMYTHEOLOGY depends on his ability to define things his way, regardless of reality and regardless of the vast majority of mathematicians standard definitions. --