Date: Dec 31, 2012 11:57 PM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: A Point on Understanding
R. Hansen says:

>Can you give an example of "infinity as a number" (I am using the phrase loosely).

Please, you use everything loosely. For instance, where did I say "infinity as a number"? But, to answer the question I think you may have meant to ask (but who could ever tell?):

https://web.math.princeton.edu/~nelson/papers/e.pdf

"There are at least two di?erent ways of looking at the numbers: as a completed in?nity and as an incomplete in?nity."

- -- Edward Nelson