Date: Apr 6, 2013 12:48 PM
Author: namducnguyen
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224
On 05/04/2013 12:20 AM, fom wrote:

> On 4/5/2013 12:57 AM, Nam Nguyen wrote:

>> On 04/04/2013 10:55 PM, fom wrote:

>>>

>>> Who knows what is and what is not -- even

>>> in the simple realm of mathematics -- claims

>>> a certain knowledge that is revealed rather

>>> than discerned.

>>

>> So, since Godel, is the knowledge of the natural numbers

>> a revealed or discerned one?

>>

>> Revealed by whom? Discerned from what?

>>

>

> I thought you claimed to be a relativist. ???

I am, by at least the 3rd Principle "Principle of Symmetry (of

Non-Logicality)" mentioned in:

http://groups.google.com/group/sci.math/msg/20bb0e7c183ae502?hl=en

>

> The history of mathematical logic is entwined

> with a philosophical perspective that is collapsing

> from its own analyses. Goedel argued for

> idealism and platonism. That is not the logicism,

> logical positivism, or predicativism that tried

> to ground mathematics on the basis of realism

> and otherwise characterized the era in which he

> worked.

So why do people react negatively with the _logical notion_ that the

concept of the natural numbers Godel used is a relativistic concept?

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