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Topic: Matheology § 207
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David Petry

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mathematicians are focused on falsifiability? (was
Re: Matheology § 207

Posted: Feb 5, 2013 8:25 PM
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On Saturday, February 2, 2013 2:04:50 AM UTC-8, fom wrote:

> Paul Halmos characterized the work of
> mathematicians as being focused on falsifiability
> rather than provability

What did he mean by that? It's hard to believe he intends "falsifiability" to have the meaning that scientists attach to the word.

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