FOM: rigor and intuition

Peter Schuster Peter.Schuster at
Tue Feb 12 12:57:14 EST 2002

>From owner-fom at Tue Feb 12 18:40 MET 2002
>Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:50:09 +0000
>From: Vladimir Sazonov <V.Sazonov at>


>Some conflict is inevitable, as it is shown by the example of quite 
>intuitive Axiom of Choice leading to non measurable sets and other 

How can you call a principle "quite intuitive" among whose consequences 
there are some which are commonly considered to be contra-intuitive? 


Name: Peter M. Schuster
Instituition: University of Munich, Mathematics Department
Research interest: constructive mathematics

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