Quotations by Frank Ramsey


Suppose a contradiction were to be found in the axioms of set theory. Do you seriously believe that a bridge would fall down?
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

We are in the ordinary position of scientists of having to be content with piecemeal improvements: we can make several things clearer, but we cannot make anything clear.


JOC/EFR April 2011

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