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Topic: Matheology § 288
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Alan Smaill

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Re: Matheology § 288
Posted: Jun 21, 2013 10:05 AM
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"Julio Di Egidio" <julio@diegidio.name> writes:

> "Alan Smaill" <smaill@SPAMinf.ed.ac.uk> wrote in message
> news:fwey5a360xs.fsf@eriboll.inf.ed.ac.uk...
>

>> What's the relevance of the context?
>> I still don't know what pi is supposed to be counting, pi amount of what?
>> And Nelson's comments are specifically about natural numbers.

>
> The context was of course relevant, for instance to the relevance of
> Nelson's comment in it. Or to the fact that I was not advocating for
> ultra-finitism, by the way.
>
> So I just won't bother to explain what you appear to be ignoring, and
> even less the obvious, I just have a hunch that you are looking at
> this discussion on foundations from the wrong level of abstraction.


Or perhaps simply a different level of abstraction ...

> Julio
>
>


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Alan Smaill



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