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Topic: Ping David C Ullrich
Replies: 94   Last Post: Jun 26, 2013 5:55 PM

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 Paul Posts: 780 Registered: 7/12/10
Re: Ping David C Ullrich
Posted: Jun 23, 2013 6:44 PM

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 10:32:49 PM UTC+1, Peter Percival wrote:
> pepstein5@gmail.com wrote:
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> > Under ZFC, CH is consistent, and (not CH) is also consistent.
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> > Therefore, in the view of the majority of mathematicians, it doesn't make much sense to continue to ask whether CH is "true".
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> Why do you think that that is the view of the majority of mathematicians?
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> Consider: if ZF is consistent then ZF + choice and ZF + not-choice are
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> both consistent. Does it therefore not make much sense to ask whether
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> choice is true?
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It makes no sense at all to ask whether the axiom of choice is "true." It doesn't really make sense to ask whether any axiom is true.

Paul Epstein

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