Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: blind truth ascription x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Scientific Languages, Ontology, and Truth

Jody Azzouni

in Talking About Nothing: Numbers, Hallucinations and Fictions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199738946
eISBN:
9780199866175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738946.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter first describes older approaches to the unity of science: strong reductionism and supervenience, and relates their drawbacks to the widespread practice—in the sciences—of referring to ... More


Why Empirically Indispensable Mathematical Doctrine and (Some) Scientific Law Must Be Taken as True: Preliminary Considerations

Jody Azzouni

in Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159882
eISBN:
9780199834990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159888.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A version of the indispensability of the truth of applied mathematical doctrine and empirical scientific law is established in this and the next chapter. This chapter begins the argument with a ... More


View: