Ideas from 'Elements of Intuitionism' by Michael Dummett [1977], by Theme Structure

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6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 4. The Infinite / c. Potential infinite
Platonists ruin infinity, which is precisely a growing structure which is never completed
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 10. Constructivism / a. Constructivism
For intuitionists it is constructed proofs (which take time) which make statements true