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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Matheology § 219
Posted: Feb 13, 2013 2:29 AM
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Matheology § 219

Applied Math is an indispensable part of various engineering
disciplines because its application and usefulness in predictive
models has been validated against real-world conditions again and
again and again.
If, for argument?s sake, PA was proven inconsistent, then math
merely becomes a defacto natural science like biology or chemistry, in
the sense that the ?validity? of math no longer stems from axioms, but
rather validation against real world conditions and observations.
[Paul AC Chang, Re: The Inconsistency of Arithmetic, October 2, 2011]
http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2011/09/the_inconsistency_of_arithmeti.html#c039531

Regards, WM



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