Date: Mar 17, 2013 3:08 AM
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224
On 3/16/2013 3:19 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article
> WM <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Think of the time. What is "now"? As soon as you try to fix it, it is
>> past. In time you can predict the development of clocks. In lists
>> there is no such smooth, predictable evolution. Will the next line
>> added to above list be n+1, or n^2 or n^n^n^n (all those of course
>> also including n+1 and its followers? There are no limits. But as soon
>> as we look onto the last line, we get the idea of another one and that
>> will add one or many lines to the list.
> So that the process is endless.
> Mathematics outside of Wolkenmuekenheim deals successfully with endless
> processes all the time, but inside Wolkenmuekenheim, they are apparently
> totally verbotten.
And, even when the endless mathematics is restricted to
potential *feasibility* as with Markov where the quantifiers
are properly reinterpreted to explicitly account for each
materially given constructive object.