FOM: What is f.o.m., briefly?

Kanovei kanovei at
Thu Sep 27 11:01:25 EDT 2001

> From: Peter Schuster <pschust at>
> Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 12:09:01 +0200 (MET DST)
> When one is asked to give an explanation as brief as 
> possible, could one perhaps reduce foundations of 
> mathematics to the question whether synthetic knowledge 
> a priori is possible---and, if so, which, how, etc.? 
It is perhaps both possible and impossible because 
at this level of discussion nobody really knows is 
"possible" a priori possible, which, and how, and vice versa. 

Vladimir Kanovei

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