On 9/14/2011 5:51 PM, Mindey wrote:

"Nothingness" (as absence of things) is more than a concept. It is a mathematical concept - an empty set. It is easy to give an example of an empty set

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`I'm not so sure about that. Usually you would give some definition like "The present king`

`of France" = { }. But if you think the universe is infinite and 'everything' exists, then`

`there is a present king of France...somewhere. Bruno of course would say something like`

`"The even divisors of three" = { }, but that would be circular since the definition of`

`three is the successor of the successor of the successor of { }. And in any case he`

`assumes arithmetic exists.`

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