[FOM] Godel's First Incompleteness Theorem as it possibly relatesto Physics

Vaughan Pratt pratt at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Oct 15 14:57:50 EDT 2008

Antonino Drago wrote:
> Third. In theoretical physics quantifiers play an important role only when
> they are included in some principle: " *Any* body either in rest or in

Is this really true?  My impression was that the existential quantifiers 
(existence of various particles, fields, etc.) pick up a significant 
fraction of the Nobel prizes, perhaps more than the universal quantifiers.

Vaughan Pratt

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