FOM: The meaning of truth
V.Sazonov at doc.mmu.ac.uk
Wed Nov 8 10:49:01 EST 2000
Some late reaction.
Charles Silver wrote:
> I would like to ask professors Kanovei and Sazonov whether
> either one of them would accept the statement "Goldbach's Conjecture
> is true (even though not proven)" as a kind of *prediction*.
In principle (without going into details), Yes. But in this case
it is not mathematics. Cf. my another today's posting where I
recall the distinguishing (after Hilbert) between Geometry-as-Physics
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