FOM: RE: Re: Berkeley and nonstandard analysis

Matt Insall montez at
Mon Jan 31 22:25:46 EST 2000

Robert Tragesser (31 January, 2000):

>        (By the way,  indeed,  Bos observes that for higher order
_Eulerian_ infinitesimals,  the geometric picture breaks down;

What is the nature of these ``higher-order infinitesimals''?  The first time
I heard about them was in Professor Steiner's previous post.

 Name: Matt Insall
 Position: Associate Professor of Mathematics
 Institution: University of Missouri - Rolla
 Research interest: Foundations of Mathematics
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