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Waismann, F. Verschiedene Vs Waismann, F. Waismann II 171
Farben/VsWaismann: there has long been a need in technology and science to assign color values to numbers. Colorimetry. Also real number triplets. Three-dimensional color body. Nevertheless, we must agree with Waismann: numbers cannot describe a continuum. You can divide it, but you never get points. Since we have to proceed like this in mathematics, what the philosophers call > continuum is eliminated from mathematics.

Waismann I
F. Waismann
Einführung in das mathematische Denken Darmstadt 1996

Waismann II
F. Waismann
Logik, Sprache, Philosophie Stuttgart 1976