Not to start up the infinity battle again (okay, maybe we are … ), from New Scientist:
Explanimator: Does infinity exist in the real world?
Some mathematicians are trying to rebuild the foundations of mathematics without the infinite. But if there is a biggest number, what would happen when you add one to it? The solution could be thinking of numbers as a cycle rather than a linear series, some sort of loop where you revert back to the beginning. It’s a little strange, but then so is infinity. More.
The reader who forwarded the tip comments, “Compared to William Lane Craig’s lectures, this article seems shallow and infantile.”
Here’s Craig. Readers can decide:
See also: Durston and Craig on an infinite temporal past
Infinity at Starbucks: Starring Laszlo Bencze and Art Battson
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