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Topic: Why Mathematics contradicts set theory
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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: Why Mathematics contradicts set theory
Posted: Jan 22, 2014 7:52 AM
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On Tuesday, 21 January 2014 23:33:55 UTC+1, fom wrote:
> On 1/21/2014 3:57 PM, mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:
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But it should be grounded on proofs.
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like the number of mathematical theories or the number of finite definitions of real numbers. But those examples have nothing to do with a hierarchy of infinities. See § 422 for a final clearing of that question.

Regards, WM



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