
Re: Foundations of mathematics... the order of bootstrapping the foundations
Posted:
Aug 20, 2013 11:13 PM


On Tue, 20 Aug 2013, Lax Clarke wrote:
> Please correct me if I'm wrong please: > This is the order of bootstrapping the foundations of mathematics: > Boot strapping has nothing to do with mathematics. It's part of computer science.
> 1) Naive logic (like the ones the Greeks played with). > 2) Use 1) to talk about Naive Set theory (like Halmos' book). > 3) Use 2) above to define Mathematical Logic / FirstOrder Logic > 4) Use 3) above to define axiomatic set theory.
A metalanguage is used to dacribe a formal language.

