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Re: Matheology § 288
Posted:
Jun 20, 2013 6:44 AM


"Julio Di Egidio" <julio@diegidio.name> writes:
> "fom" <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote in message > news:C6KdnZCccIjltVzMnZ2dnUVZ_t6dnZ2d@giganews.com... > >> "Numbers count themselves" > > Indeed, how else?
What does pi count? Isn't it a number?
> I am in fact surprised a "foundationalist" would > ever have any doubt with that.
Since no natural number counts the set of natural numbers, there is every reason to be sceptical of simplistic formulations such as above.
> Julio >
 Alan Smaill



