True Continuum

Some articles on continuum, true continuum:

Charles Sanders Peirce - Mathematics - Continua
... He long held that the real numbers constitute a pseudo-continuum that a true continuum is the real subject matter of analysis situs (topology) and that a true continuum of instants exceeds—and within any ... In 1908 Peirce wrote that he found that a true continuum might have or lack such room ... (2008) "It is on May 26, 1908, that Peirce finally gave up his idea that in every continuum there is room for whatever collection of any multitude ...

Famous quotes containing the words continuum and/or true:

    The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the more it moves into academic concert-hall lifelessness, which can be replicated by any middle class showing off its music lessons.
    Imamu Amiri Baraka (b. 1934)

    It is true that the discerning intellect of the world is always much in advance of the creative, so that there are competent judges of the best book, and few writers of the best books.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)