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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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Please consider re-closing this question : http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1648838/is-it-to-the-students-advantage-to-learn-the-language-of-infinitesimals

On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

As these questions sometimes do, the question attempts to avoid the restriction against subjective questions by asking for references ("What is requested is a reasoned response (based on reliable sources rather than personal opinions) on (1) historical, (2) mathematical, and (3) philosophical aspects of the question.") Of course, the mathematical aspect is what would matter on this site.

As these questions often do, the answers immediately move back to subjective arguments. The answer written by the OP of the question does mention a few references (neither of which is on the topic of the question, apart from infinitesimals). However, that answer seems to be little more than a restatement of the OP's position that there is an "advantage".

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

As these questions sometimes do, the question attempts to avoid the restriction against subjective questions by asking for references ("What is requested is a reasoned response (based on reliable sources rather than personal opinions) on (1) historical, (2) mathematical, and (3) philosophical aspects of the question.") Of course, the mathematical aspect is what would matter on this site.

As these questions often do, the answers immediately move back to subjective arguments. The answer written by the OP of the question does mention a few references (neither of which is on the topic of the question, apart from infinitesimals). However, that answer seems to be little more than a restatement of the OP's position that there is an "advantage".

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

As these questions sometimes do, the question attempts to avoid the restriction against subjective questions by asking for references ("What is requested is a reasoned response (based on reliable sources rather than personal opinions) on (1) historical, (2) mathematical, and (3) philosophical aspects of the question.") Of course, the mathematical aspect is what would matter on this site.

As these questions often do, the answers immediately move back to subjective arguments. The answer written by the OP of the question does mention a few references (neither of which is on the topic of the question, apart from infinitesimals). However, that answer seems to be little more than a restatement of the OP's position that there is an "advantage".

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

Please consider re-closing this question : http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1648838/is-it-to-the-students-advantage-to-learn-the-language-of-infinitesimals

On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

As these questions sometimes do, the question attempts to avoid the restriction against subjective questions by asking for references ("What is requested is a reasoned response (based on reliable sources rather than personal opinions) on (1) historical, (2) mathematical, and (3) philosophical aspects of the question.") Of course, the mathematical aspect is what would matter on this site.

As these questions often do, the answers immediately move back to subjective arguments. The answer written by the OP of the question does mention a few references (neither of which is on the topic of the question, apart from infinitesimals). However, that answer seems to be little more than a restatement of the OP's position that there is an "advantage".

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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On the one hand, the question is primarily about pedagogy, which would be a better fit for a different SE site. But, more importantly, the question is essentially a request to engage in a discussion about whether there is an "advantage" to teaching infinitesimals. This is a perfect example of a question that is primarily opinion based, and arguably "subjective and argumentative" as the former close reason said.

As these questions sometimes do, the question attempts to avoid the restriction against subjective questions by asking for references ("What is requested is a reasoned response (based on reliable sources rather than personal opinions) on (1) historical, (2) mathematical, and (3) philosophical aspects of the question.") Of course, the mathematical aspect is what would matter on this site.

As these questions often do, the answers immediately move back to subjective arguments. The answer written by the OP of the question does mention a few references (neither of which is on the topic of the question, apart from infinitesimals). However, that answer seems to be little more than a restatement of the OP's position that there is an "advantage".

This kind of subjective discussion is certainly healthy for the field of mathematics, but it is not what we want on this site. The help center puts it clearly: If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here.

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