fom
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Re: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
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Jul 19, 2013 11:50 PM


On 7/19/2013 10:36 PM, apoorv wrote: > On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 7:29:30 AM UTC+5:30, fom wrote: > >> >> Anyway, I hope you find the links informative (don't go >> >> crazy trying to piece them together). I also hope that >> >> someone else can give a better answer to your question >> >> than I have attempted > > Sometimes I find the thread going cold with me not really getting a clear answer to > The issues raised. > Quite sometime back I had asked these two questions > What is the godel number of the self referential sentence in godels theorem? > And, if Sub( q,q,y) says that y is the godel number of the formula "q", with q substituted for the free variable,then the godel number of sub(q,q,y) would always be bigger than the godel number of q.. So how do we get equality for the self referential sentence? > The thread died thereafter.
There are those who are better than I on Goedel's theorem and its consequences.
Good luck.
As I recall, the post in which I wrote those statements had asked about the assignment of meaning....

