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Single Idea 15940

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 5. The Infinite / c. Potential infinite]

Full Idea

The intuitionist endorse the actual finite, but only the potential infinite.

Gist of Idea

The intuitionist endorses only the potential infinite


Shaughan Lavine (Understanding the Infinite [1994], VI.2)

Book Reference

Lavine,Shaughan: 'Understanding the Infinite' [Harvard 1994], p.176