Date: Jan 4, 2013 1:08 PM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: The Distinguishability argument of the Reals.
On 1/4/2013 10:27 AM, WM wrote:

> On 3 Jan., 22:36, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

>

>>> It is prerequisite when dealing with numbers. And it is exactly what

>>> Cantor applied, He distinguished numbers at finite places.

>>

>> Cantor may have distinguished numerals at finite places, but numerals

>

>

> So Cantor "proved" that there are uncountably many numerals?

> Why then does anybody believe in uncountably many numbers?

>

Descartes.

He put the numbers on the geometry.

When the geometry failed to be canonical, they

put the geometry on the numbers.