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Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
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Jul 5, 2013 3:16 PM




Re: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
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Jul 5, 2013 1:28 PM


apoorv wrote:
> [...] So, between two ordinals alpha and beta > Finitely definable, ( example w and c) are ordinals that cannot be finitely definable.
Your notation puzzles me. w is omega, but what is c? It is usually the cardinal of the reals. Do you mean omega_1?
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