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Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite
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History of Western Philosophy. No keywords specified fix it. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This could also lead him astray, such as when he applied the full force of his indignation against infinitesimals, and produced a “proof” of their nonexistence which fell into exactly the same problem as a proof of Aristotle’s he had rightly criticized regarding the existence of completed infinities.
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