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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Western Philosophy, From C – Philosophy: Benacerraf and his Critics. Description Paul Benacerraf has dominated the philosophy of mathematics in the past 25 years. Arguments derived from Benacerraf’s analyses of the concept of number and the tension between the epistemology and the semantics of matematics are widespread in the rest of philosophy, particulary the philosophy of langauge and metaphysics.
This volume contains ten original essays, discussing Benacerrafian themes within and outside the philosophy of mathematics, and a new essay, “What mathematical truth could not be” by Benaceraff.
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Within the philosophy of mathematics, the essays discuss the perennial appeal of Platonism in the benacwrraf of mathematics, the indeterminacy of mathematical ontology, and the legacy of the logicism of Frege and Russell. More general topics discussed include the concept of truth, indeterminacy arguments in ontology, and the status of stipulation in human knowledge.
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Back cover copy Paul Benacerraf has dominated the philosophy of mathematics in thepast 25 years. Arguments derived from Benacerraf’s analyses of theconcept of number and the tension between the epistemology and thesemantics of matematics are widespread in the rest of philosophy, particulary the philosophy of langauge and metaphysics.
This volume contains benaecrraf original essays discussingBenacerrafian themes within and outside the philosophy ofmathematics, and a new essay, “What mathematical truth could notbe” by Benaceraff. Within the philosophy of mathematics the essaysdiscuss the perennial hiz of Platonism in the philosophy ofmathematics, the indeterminacy of mathematical ontology, and thelegacy of the logicism of Frege and Russell. More general topicsdiscussed include the concept of truth, indeterminacy arguments inontology, nenacerraf the status of stipulation in human knowledge.
Table benacefraf contents Introduction. Platonism and Mathematical Truth: Paul Benacerraf Princeton University. The Legacy of Mathematical Truth: Penelope Maddy University of California at Irvine. Robert Stalnaker Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Skolemite Skepticism and Interdeterminacy Arguments: On the Proof of Frege’s Theorem: George Boolos Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Richard Jeffrey Princeton University. Shadows of Remembered Ancestors: Mathematics and the Epitome of Story-Telling: Richard Grandy Rice University. Wittgenstein, Regularities, and Rules: Mark Steiner Hebrew University.
Benacerraf and his Critics
Adam Morton University of Bristol. Norton University of Pittsburgh.
Bibliography of Paul Benacerraf to Review quote “For the most anc, the articles in this an new collection present attempts to rise to the challenges set by these three papers. Together, they show what difficult and far-reaching problems Benacerraf has raised, and what sophisticated thinking about the most fundamental questions in philosophy – questions of meaning, truth and knowledge – is needed even to begin to solve them.
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