Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Le 16-août-06, à 02:25, Brent Meeker a écrit :
>>There I think I disagree.  If there were no intelligent creatures like
>>ourselves, the infinite set of integers would not "exist" (I don't 
>>they exist like my coffee does anyway).  There would be "xx" but no 
>>number 2
>>that was generated by a sucessor operation under Peano's axioms.
> But "2" is just another notation for "xx".

No I meant "xx" as a specific instance, like "||" and "@@". "2" is a notation 
for the class of all pairs or some such abstraction.

Brent Meeker

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