Re: Counting propositions
Date: 16 Jun 2004 03:41:42 -0700
"x" <x-false_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<40cf02c7$1_at_post.usenet.com>...
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> > > > > Ok. But why there is a need to know this number ?
> > > > > It is like saying "today I made 100 affirmations".
> > > >
> > > > Have you never wanted to know how many of something you had? Can you
> > > > not envisage a large business wanting to know, for example, how many
> > > > employees it has?
> > >
> > > Employees yes. Propositions no.
> > Very droll ;-)
> > But the fact is that from the N propositions we have that say "We have
> > an employee named xxx with salary yyy ...", we can deduce the useful
> > fact that we have N employees - simply by counting the propositions.
> What made you so sure.
What makes you so unsure? Are you making some kind of philosophical point that I'm not getting? Received on Wed Jun 16 2004 - 12:41:42 CEST