Virgil
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Re: � 433 The reason for calling matheology matheology
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Feb 20, 2014 4:28 PM


In article <15842d3f1fc94de7b82988cc4e64d51f@googlegroups.com>, mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de wrote:
> On Thursday, 20 February 2014 18:39:28 UTC+1, fom wrote: > > > To the chagrin of many, including yourself, > > > > Cantor argues successfully for a metaphyical > > > > existence of limits as numbers and for a > > > > transfinite arithmetic. > > Cantor's diagonal argument works exclusively in the domain of terminating > sequences which he himself as proven to be countable. Not to those who know how to read. Cantor's original antidiagfonal argument specifically refers to infinite (thus endless) sequences of members of {m,w}.
> Therefore the notion of > uncountability, as far as it is based on this argumen > is far from being successful
But Cantor's theoem is not based on any such argument as WM claims but on quite a different argument which WM apparently cannot, or at least will not, grasp. 

