On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 4:11 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 12/17/2013 8:43 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
> I think there may be a confusion of what I am suggesting. Let's say there
> is some integer N, so large it cannot be described by anyone in this
> universe. What I am saying is that exactly one of the following two
> statements is true:
> "N is prime", "N is not prime". I agree it is unreasonable to assert one
> statement over the other in a universe where it is not known and not
> knowable. However, whether the first statement happens to be true, or the
> second statement happens to be true, that statement was true independently
> of anyone in any universe proving it, and so it would be true even if there
> were no physical universes or mathematicians.
> Suppose I took the negation, "It is not the case that N is prime or N is
> not prime" and the rules of inference of paraconsistent logic. Would it
> make any difference to me? to anyone?
It would only violate the "law of the excluded middle".
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