Date: Apr 1, 2013 3:25 PM
Author: David Petry
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
On Monday, April 1, 2013 11:50:38 AM UTC-7, Jesse F. Hughes wrote:
> I'm eager to believe you, oh, golly I am. But it feels like you're
> making it up.
You don't really seem to have the background needed to participate constructively in this discussion. The following is an actual quote from a serious and well-respected mathematician; I'm not just making it up:
"The actual infinite is not required for the mathematics of the physical world" (Soloman Fefermanm, in an article titled "Is Cantor Necessary?")