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Building Infinite Machines
E. B. Davies
The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Vol. 52, No. 4 (Dec., 2001), pp. 671-682
Published by: Oxford University Press on behalf of The British Society for the Philosophy of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3541913
Page Count: 12
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We describe in some detail how to build an infinite computing machine within a continuous Newtonian universe. The relevance of our construction to the Church-Turing thesis and the Platonist-Intuitionist debate about the nature of mathematics is also discussed.
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