Date: Apr 1, 2013 11:01 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought

In article <7882210d-d3fb-40bb-bf2d-3c083d4b9ce3@googlegroups.com>,
david petry <david_lawrence_petry@yahoo.com> wrote:

> First of all, I do believe that accepting falsifiability as part of the
> underlying logic of mathematics would have truly enormous benefits for
> society.


Unless mathematics were totally tied to the physical world, which is is
not at present the case, what mechanism for falsifiability within it
would you suggest? Even "P and not P" need not be false without
something like it.
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