Infinity has gotten stranger

What is the basis for reason? And mathematics?

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Re: Infinity has gotten stranger

Post by wtf » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:06 pm

alan1000 wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:01 pm
Have any of you guys actually considered checking primary sources like Cantor and Russell before you post? I strongly recommend it.
Perhaps you can go into more detail on this point. What would we find out from Cantor and Russell?

You might be aware that the set theory we use and teach today is not the set theory of Cantor; nor is the mathematical logic we use that of Russell.

ps -- If you wanted to read the ancients -- and the set theory of the late 19th and early 20th century is ancient -- you'd be better off with Zermelo and Frege. But when it comes to set theory and the mathematical theory of infinity, better to read contemporary sources. Only consult the ancients for the history.

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Re: Infinity has gotten stranger

Post by Eodnhoj7 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:06 pm

alan1000 wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:01 pm
Have any of you guys actually considered checking primary sources like Cantor and Russell before you post? I strongly recommend it.
Elaborate on some of the axioms you are referring too.

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