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The Adams Society is the mathematical society of St John's College, University of Cambridge.

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Michaelmas term events

Arithmetic
Prof. Michael Potter
6pm, Wednesday, 19th November 2014
Fisher Building, St John's college
What are the natural numbers? Answering this question is harder than you might think. I shall talk about an elegant answer given by Richard Dedekind in 1888, a sense in which his answer was complete, and a sense in which it wasn't.