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Old 10-09-2008, 12:12 PM   #26
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The semantics of our mathematics is arbitrary. The concepts they are assigned to however are constant and universal. I guess in affirming that, they do seem to take on a transcendental, Platonic quality in relation to a materialistic universe. Pythagoras believed the essential nature of the universe was based on number. I wonder if Bahnsen would be willing to accept the idea of number as the end-all rather than assert that God created number.

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