Le 16-août-06, à 03:39, Brent Meeker a écrit :


> I agree.  Mathematics and logic are ways of constraining our 
> propositions so
> we don't assert contradictions; contradictions of our own rules.  But 
> that
> doesn't mean they are strong enough to keep us from asserting 
> absurdities.


I think math is much more than that. Consistent but uninteresting 
theories dies quickly.
It is a point that physicist are hard to get it. Cf Einstein. Good 
counter-example: David Deutsch.

Bruno

http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/


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