NAA: More Math with Aliens

New post at Not About Apples.

Last time, the aliens’ notion of number was a lot like ours. In particular we could find a shared metaphor of a “real number line”. What if we couldn’t? What if the aliens have much “different-er” ways of thinking about numbers? Turns out what happens is we find the starting point for a very deep and beautiful theory.

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