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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: No need for spaghetti "axioms".
Posted: Mar 7, 2014 6:33 AM
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On Friday, 7 March 2014 12:00:23 UTC+1, Wizard-Of-Oz wrote:


> Axioms that DO work, like Peano's,

i.e. which are set up in order to define the natural numbers and believed by many to accomplish this aim

> don't really define what numbers *are*,

A fine feature of matheological nonsense.

In mathematics, we know the natural numbers and can even define them precisely by axioms such that everybody knowing the axioms knows the natural numbers.

Regards, WM


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