[seqfan] Re: Recounting the Rationals
jawbrey at att.net
Fri Apr 17 21:06:24 CEST 2009
I seem to recall that C.S. Peirce had an interesting
sort of iterative way of arranging the rationals in
a linear sequence. If you have access to a library,
one place he mentions it is in his 'Collected Papers',
vol. 4, paragraph 681 (pp. 578-580), or "CP 4.681",
as is the custom among Peirce scholars.
It seems like I saw more detailed discussions elsewhere
in his papers. I will try to hunt them up later, and
maybe copy out some excerpts if need be this weekend.
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