Joe Niederberger posted Jan 1, 2013 10:27 AM: > R. Hansen says: > >Can you give an example of "infinity as a number" (I > am using the phrase loosely). > > Please, you use everything loosely. For instance, > where did I say "infinity as a number"? But, to > answer the question I think you may have meant to ask > (but who could ever tell?): > > https://web.math.princeton.edu/~nelson/papers/e.pdf > > "There are at least two di?erent ways of looking at > the numbers: as a completed in?nity and as an > incomplete in?nity." > - -- Edward Nelson > I'm no authority on what Joe Niederberger has (or has not) written, but I believe I have carefully looked at everything he's written on the issues I have specific interest in (and at a good bit of what he's written on other issues as well).
I don't believe he has ever written anything about "infinity as a number".
I believe this is just a typical Robert Hansen 'straw man'-ism.