> << Edward Nelson criticizes the classical conception of natural numbers > because of the circularity of its definition. In classical mathematics the > natural numbers are defined as 0 and numbers obtained by the iterative > applications of the successor function to 0.
Btw. - for instance there are folks who /just can not/ recognize faces http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosopagnosia which is a hugely sophisticated operation - these people might well be winners of a novel price or damn cute in any other field... So what, there are also people, who cannot get standard math - hopefully these are kind.