[FOM] The irrelevance of Friedman's polemics and results
examachine at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 17:58:40 EST 2006
On 2/2/06, hendrik at topoi.pooq.com <hendrik at topoi.pooq.com> wrote:
> Practicing physicist seem to act as if every set of real numbers is
> measurable, for example.
I believe this is an interesting point. So why do physicists think
of R as an adequate model for "real" space geometry
at all? Is it just an accident of history or do they seriously believe
that unmeasurable things exist?
Eray Ozkural (exa), PhD candidate. Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~erayo Malfunct: http://www.malfunct.com
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