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Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Charles S. Chihara

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A continuation of the study of mathematical existence begun in Ontology and the Vicious‐Circle Principle (published in 1973); in the present work, Quine's indispensability argument is rebutted by the ... More


Kitcher's Ideal Agents

Charles S. Chihara

in Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Compares and contrasts Philip Kitcher's Ideal Agent account of mathematics with the constructibility view of this work. Raises a variety of doubts about the cogency of Kitcher's account and points ... More


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