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Objectivity in Mathematical Knowledge

José Ferreirós

in Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167510
eISBN:
9781400874002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167510.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter proposes an idea for reconciling the hypothetical conception of mathematics with the traditional idea of the objectivity of mathematical knowledge. The basic notion is that, because new ... More


Neo-Fregeanism and the Burali-Forti Paradox

Ian Rumfitt

in Being Necessary: Themes of Ontology and Modality from the Work of Bob Hale

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198792161
eISBN:
9780191866876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792161.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers what form a neo-Fregean account of ordinal numbers might take. It begins by discussing how the natural abstraction principle for ordinals yields a contradiction (the ... More


Numerals: Earrooyn

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Manx cardinal and ordinal numerals can occur with or without a noun. This chapter discusses cardinal numbers; cardinal numbers with noun; duals; nouns of measure after numeral; numerals preceding ... More


Nationalism and the Process of Reception and Appropriation of the Periodic System in Europe and the Czech Lands

Soňa Štrbáňová

in Early Responses to the Periodic System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200077
eISBN:
9780197559468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200077.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

The 1870s marked the onset of an exceptionally fruitful and dynamic period in the development of chemistry in the Czech Lands. University education and ... More


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