Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Le 17-août-06, à 00:14, complexitystudies a écrit :
> >
> >> Again we are discussing the arithmetical realism (which I just
> >> assume).
> >
> > A bold assumption, if I may say so.
> Frankly I don't think so. Set platonism can be considered as a bold
> assumption, but number platonism, as I said you need a sophisticated
> form of finitism to doubt it. I recall it is just the belief that the
> propositions of elementary arithmetic are independent of you.

Arithemtical Platonism is the belief that mathematical
structures *exist* independently of you,
not just that they are true independently of you.

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