[FOM] [FOM} Mathematical Truth

Martin Davis martin at eipye.com
Wed Jan 6 13:46:46 EST 2010

At the suggestion of our editorial board, I am closing this thread. 
More heat than light is generated when discussions use terms without 
clear definitions leading to different understandings by different people.

It was a great advance when we learned how to express philosophical 
positions regarding the foundations of mathematics as precise formal 
systems. It then became possible to replace unending discussion with 
well formulated technical problems and theorems.

I take this opportunity to wish all FOM subscribers a Happy New Year.

Martin Davis, Moderator

                           Martin Davis
                    Visiting Scholar UC Berkeley
                      Professor Emeritus, NYU
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