Ideas from 'Continuity and Irrational Numbers' by Richard Dedekind [1872], by Theme Structure
[found in 'Essays on the Theory of Numbers' by Dedekind,Richard [Dover 1963,0486210103]].
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6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Numbers / g. Real numbers
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We want the essence of continuity, by showing its origin in arithmetic

6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Numbers / i. Reals from cuts
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A cut between rational numbers creates and defines an irrational number

6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Numbers / p. Counting
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Arithmetic is just the consequence of counting, which is the successor operation

6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 4. The Infinite / m. Limits
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If x changes by less and less, it must approach a limit
