Date: Apr 1, 2013 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
On 4/1/2013 3:43 PM, david petry wrote:
> On Monday, April 1, 2013 1:26:45 PM UTC-7, Dan wrote:
>> I hold no liking for set theory , in its current form . CH may as well
>> be meaningless. However , the transfinite hierarchy , everything
>> including second order arithmetic and complex analysis are
>> unambiguous . I see no reason why we should give it up on a whim .
> Let me restate the basic point I've been making.
> Falsifiability is part of our natural thinking
> processes even if we don't always recognize it as such.
Hence, a non-falsifiable theory about material
parts of the material universe.