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Re: Matheology § 288
Posted:
Jun 21, 2013 10:05 AM


"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 > ultrafinitism, 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 > >
 Alan Smaill



