On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 10:11:41AM -0400, Jesse Mazer wrote:
> The English term for this is "proof by contradiction":
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proof_by_contradiction 

Funnily enough, we were taught to call this by the latin phrase
"reductio ad absurdum". I think my maths prof came from Cambridge :).



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