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actual and absolute infinity
In a footnote to his Berlin paper Meillassoux writes: I distinguish the indefinite from the infinite according to the classical difference between the potential infinite and the actual infinite. The indefinite is the endless augmentation of the finite (1, 2, … Continue reading
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Just a little more to add to my previous post. Consider the following argument: Set theoretical paradoxes such as Russell’s paradox show that we can’t consistently quantify over absolutely everything. If we had a consistent concept of absolutely everything, then we could consistently quantify over … Continue reading
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At present this blog is as acting as a sort of placeholder for future input, so for those of you who are still following, please bear with me! At the moment I am working a heavy teaching load, which doesn’t leave … Continue reading
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