[FOM] Alain Badiou
jkennedy at cc.helsinki.fi
Wed Jul 22 15:09:05 EDT 2009
Badiou is a funny case. The material on forcing seems to be free of
mathematical errors, at least what I have read of it.
Forcing seems to be a preferred metaphor of his.
All the best,
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On Wed, 22 Jul 2009, Thomas Forster wrote:
> I imagine most listmembers who have heard of this chap share my
> suspicions. Does this chap know enough mathematics for his views
> on foundations to be of interest? Or is this just a case of fools
> rushing in where angels fear to tread? However I have recently had
> my ear bent by a very able former student of mine who says there is
> something in it and i should have a look. Take a squiz at this recent
> review of his:
> Does anyone have any useful thoughts on this matter..?
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