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Topic: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
Replies: 27   Last Post: Jul 8, 2013 9:56 PM

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 LudovicoVan Posts: 4,165 From: London Registered: 2/8/08
Re: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
Posted: Jul 6, 2013 10:50 AM

"fom" <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote in message
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> On 7/6/2013 6:20 AM, Julio Di Egidio wrote:
>> "fom" <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote in message
>> news:QrGdnSwFF7s95krMnZ2dnUVZ_s6dnZ2d@giganews.com...
>>

>>> Still, there are few choices:
>>>
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BCnchhausen_trilemma
>>>
>>> Take your pick: circularity, infinite regress, or meaningless syntax.

>>
>> Oh, come on, those are the choices for the mindless rationalist only.

>
> Perhaps.
>
> Suppose one merely imposes a constraint upon
> "knowledge" in so far as it be "objective".

Merely?

> There are an indeterminate number of choices
> for subjective knowledge. Its limits lie
> with the imagination of the individual.

There are as many sensibilities as there are individuals, but one and only
one rationality: only the sceptics and the liars deny that.

> But, what of knowledge in the objective
> sense?

I so I believe, that ultimate knowledge is not subjective, although it is
not "objective" in the usual sense either: the comprehension of cosmos is
more of a spiritual adventure, then, among other things, a rational
endeavour.

Julio

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