In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> On Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:50:51 AM UTC-4, muec...@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote: > > Couldn't just the seemingly so fruitful hypothesis of the infinite have > > straightly inserted contradictions into mathematics and have fundamentally > > distroyed the basic nature of this science which is so proud on its > > consistency? > > > > > > > > Find the resolution tomorrow in > > > > Whoever said it has obviously not tried to formalize number theory on a > finite set of any size (one with a beginning and an end). You might be able > to construct an add function, but, from my experience, simple properties like > associativity and commutativity seem to be impossible to establish. Addition, > multiplication and exponentiation must be closed on the natural numbers. > Arbitrarily assigning a successor to the largest number, or inserting an > element into your set of natural numbers to be the "overflow" number are > nothing more than an inelegant kluge.
WM's pseudo-mathematics, which I call WMytheology, is the like a mother lode of inelegant kludges, as well as mutually incompatible assumptions.. > > Dan > Download my DC Proof 2.0 software at http://www.dcproof.com > Visit my new math blog at http://www.dcproof.wordpress.com --