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Hilbert's Hotel, where there's always a room even when every room is taken

How can that be?  (T)he Hilbert Hotel doesn’t merely have hundreds of rooms — it has an infinite number of them.  Whenever a new guest arri…

Started by Unseen

37 Jan 14, 2014
Reply by Ward Cressin

Mathematics influence on Philosophy

I am reading Bertrand Russell's "History of Western Philosophy" and in the chapter on Pythagoras the author commented that the influence of…

Started by Ed

43 Aug 15, 2013
Reply by James Cox

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