Date: Dec 8, 2012 10:08 AM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: fom - 01 - preface

On 8 Dez., 10:02, Zuhair <zaljo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 7, 9:45 am, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
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> > Although it is not mentioned frequently
> > in the literature, Frege actually
> > retracted his logicism at the end of
> > his career.  His actual statement,
> > however, is much stronger.  He rejects
> > the historical trend  of arithmetization
> > in mathematics as foundational.

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> > In "Numbers and Arithmetic" he writes:
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> > "The more I have thought the matter
> > over, the more convinced I have become
> > that arithmetic and geometry have
> > developed on the same basis -- a
> > geometrical one in fact -- so that
> > mathematics in its entirety is
> > really geometry"

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> I agree with Frege. Geometry or more generally thought about structure
> is what mathematics is all about, number is basically nothing but a
> very trivial structure.


Then everybody should understand that the infinities in the numbers
forming the following triangle and the geometrical aspects have a
common origin:

1
11
111
...

Height and diagonal have lenght aleph_0. What about the basis?

Regards, WM