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Re: Matheology § 300
Posted:
Jul 7, 2013 3:24 AM


Am 07.07.2013 03:20, schrieb Ralf Bader: > Am 07/06/2013 02:43 PM, schrieb mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de: >> (For if one person can see it >> as a paradise of mathematicians, why should not another see it as a >> joke?) >> >> The curse of the invasion of mathematics by mathematical logic is that >> now any proposition can be represented in a mathematical symbolism, >> and this makes us feel obliged to understand it. Although of course >> this method of writing is nothing but the translation of vague >> ordinary prose.
What may be the meaning of "curse" in this sentence? A Freudian slip?
>> "Mathematical logic" has completely deformed the thinking of >> mathematicians and of philosophers, >> >> Set theory is wrong. >> >> I believe, and I hope, that a future generation will laugh at this >> hocus pocus. >> >> Yes, we do (WM) > [.. ] > > But here is another problem. I asked my computer to search the text of > Wittgenstein's lectures for some strings. Result: > "atirist" 0 hits > "arody" 0 hits > "incorporated" 0 hits > "paradise" 4 hits, 3 on p.99, 1 on p.103, 0 with your alleged context > "joke" 1 hit on p.169, not in your alleged context > "curse" 0 hits > "deformed" 0 hits > "laugh" 1 hit on p.32, not in your alleged context > "hocus" 0 hits > The software detects strings extending over linebreaks. I hope in your > interest that you can provide a substantiated explanation for this.
As we all know, he is not even able, as a lecturer, to cite the standard definition of continuity in a logical correct sentence.
Perhaps one of those guys who write their university notes backward with erratic jumps forward in some way and blaming their teachers.

Roland Franzius



