Date: Dec 8, 2012 2:49 PM
Subject: Re: fom - 01 - preface

On 8 Dez., 19:16, fom <> wrote:
> On 12/8/2012 9:08 AM, WM wrote:
> There are certain ongoing investigations
> into the structure of mathematical proofs
> that interpret the linguistic usage differently
> from "mathematical logic".  You would be
> looking for various discussions of
> context-dependent quantification where it
> is being related to mathematical usage.
> You will find that a statment such as
> "Fix x"
> followed by
> "Let y be chosen distinct from x"
> is interpreted relative to two
> different domains of discourse.
> This is just how one would imagine
> traversing from the bottom of a
> partition lattice.

A question: Do you believe that there are more than countably many
finite words?
Do you believe that you can use infinite words (not finite
descriptions of infinite sequences).
Do you believe that you can put in order what you cannot distinguish?

Regards, WM