On 10/20/2013 11:12 PM, Russell Standish wrote:
On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 08:09:59PM -0700, meekerdb wrote:
Consistency is []p & ~[]~p. I was saying []p & ~p, ie mistaken belief.
ISTM that Bruno equivocates and [] sometimes means "believes" and sometimes 

And I'm doing the same. It's not such an issue - a mathematician will
only believe something if e can prove it.

But provable(p)==>p and believes(p)=/=>p, so why equivocate on them? (And incidentally mathematicians believe stuff they can't prove all the time - that's how they choose things to try to prove).


But if you like to subsitute "mistaken proof" for "mistaken belief", go ahead.

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