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I'm interested in many things, but algebraic geometry I love.

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comment Does the proof of GAGA use the axiom of choice?
Duff is right. It is generally not well understood how to find the algebraic sheaf that induces a particular algebraic sheaf. It is very misleading to say that GAGA is obvious in any way.
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accepted Why is there no “regular etale fundamental group”?
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comment Why is there no “regular etale fundamental group”?
unknown, it sounds like you have an example in mind.
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asked Why is there no “regular etale fundamental group”?
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accepted Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
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comment Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
David, your comments are precisely the type of answer I'm looking for. It is okay that it's 20 years old.
Sep
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comment Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
You are correct that I was inaccurate on that point, although I did know that it was Weil's idea. As for you argument for patience, I think you have misunderstood my question. I am not asking for a sketch of the methods, but only what those methods aim to achieve. An example of a good answer is David Speyer's comments. So saying "here is the rough argument in the function fields case, and so what we want is a number theoretic analogue of ____" is precisely the answer I was looking for.
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comment Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
@quid: you're being stubborn. Is it not legitimate to ask questions about mathematics that is available but difficult to read and understand? @Kevin: thanks!
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revised Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
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