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by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Can we put a hole inside of a hole?
Replies: 15
Views: 3377

Can we put a hole inside of a hole?

It seems that we can, but I don't have the mathematical tools to prove such a proposition and it seems suitable for philosophical discussion and debate. What say you to this?

PhilX
by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Comparing infinite sets
Replies: 5
Views: 1997

Comparing infinite sets

I already know that Aleph followed by a number characterizes the relative size of some infinite set. Let's start with Aleph 0. Aleph 0 is characterized by the set of natural numbers. Aleph 0 is also characterized by set of nontranscendental irrational numbers. Why? Because the set of nontranscendent...
by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: How much evidence?
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

How much evidence?

Does it take more evidence to change a principle or theory of science than to establish it?

PhilX
by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Magic squares
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

Magic squares

I have an interest in recreational math of which my interest is strongest in magic squares. So I'm checking to see who may have an interest in this as well?

PhilX
by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Does time move?
Replies: 46
Views: 6301

Does time move?

Think about it. What would we use to measure the movement of time? Time itself? I think that time is preoccupied.

If you don't use time, what then? What would qualify to measure the movement of time?

PhilX
by Philosophy Explorer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Just registered
Replies: 4
Views: 1878

Just registered

Hello everyone, In case you find my handle too long, you can refer to me as PhilX. I live in the US. My interests are science (mostly recreational math), computers, chess, team sports and other areas I'll reveal from time to time. As I don't know that much philosophy, you'll probably find me refresh...