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Towards a discrete cosmology. Paper 1/17: Unsolved foundational problems

Author:

Leon, Antonio

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Cosmology

Language:

English

Date Published:

December 28, 2023

Downloads:

134

Keywords:

actual infinity, problem of change, infinite regress, foundation of science, laws of logic, preinertia, real and unreal space and time, irreversible time.

Abstract:

This is the first in a series of 17 articles that aim to open a debate on the foundation of a new finitist and discrete cosmology. All the articles in the series have already been written, and will be published weekly from the last week of October 2022. The objective of this first article in the series is to expose a set of fundamental problems of logic, mathematics and physics that have not been properly resolved, and that presumably will not be, because at the base of all of them is an inconsistency directly related with the old Hypothesis of the Actual Infinity. An inconsistency that contemporary mathematics and physics insist on ignoring, despite its catastrophic consequences in the development of physical theories, particularly of cosmological theories.

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