
Re: Ordinals describable by a finite string of symbols
Posted:
Jul 7, 2013 9:35 AM


Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote: > In <Rtdna0mbsy7ErMnZ2dnUVZ_rmdnZ2d@giganews.com>, on 07/05/2013 > at 08:23 PM, fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> said: > >> modern mathematics differentiates ordinal numbers from cardinal >> numbers. > > Modern Mathematics treats cardinals as special cases of ordinals.
Since every cardinal is an ordinal (on usual accounts) but not every ordinal is a cardinal, there is indeed a differentiation!
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