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Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz

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Re: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
Posted: Jul 8, 2013 8:07 PM
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In <S42dnXXbbOzYOETMnZ2dnUVZ_sadnZ2d@giganews.com>, on 07/07/2013
at 12:28 PM, fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> said:

>Coming from one who slipped in a few references
>to New Foundations in other threads, this is surprising.


NF is somewhat out of the mainstream, albeit interesting. I'm
wondering what the people who start from Category Theory do about
cardinals and ordinals.

>So, if one asks "What is a number?"

I'd answer "Whatever it is productive to call a number." I certainly
don't take issue with the nomenclature "Cayley Number".

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