Date: Mar 2, 2013 5:10 PM
Subject: Re: Matheology § 222 Back to the roots
On 2 Mrz., 19:24, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 2, 6:27 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
> We both agree that there is a natural number
> valued function of time, m(t), such that
> at any time t, m(t) is the index of an existing
> line which contains all existing FIS of d.
> We each believe that our m(t) is not constant.
> We also agree that there does not exist
> (in the sense of not able to find) a
> natural number n such that the
> nth line of L is coFIS with the
> I find your characterization of this
> situation as "there is a natural
> number m such that the mth line
> of L is coFIS with the diagonal"
since there do not exist more than m FIS of the diagonal.
> to be silly.
Because you do not yet fully understand potential infinity: There do
not exist more than m FIS of the diagonal.
Question: Do you find your characterization of the situation in
finished infinity not silly? Don't you see a mathematical
contradiction of the sentence: There are all FIS of d in the list but
not in one single line?