Benacerraf and his Critics / Edition 1

Benacerraf and his Critics / Edition 1

by Adam Morton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631192689

ISBN-13: 9780631192688

Pub. Date: 08/14/1996

Publisher: Wiley

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 Benacerraf himself.  See more details below

Overview

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 Benacerraf himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631192688
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/14/1996
Series:
Philosophers and their Critics Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Platonism and Mathematical Truth:.

What Mathematical Truth Could Not Be: Paul Benacerraf (Princeton University).

The Legacy of Mathematical Truth: Penelope Maddy (University of California at Irvine).

Prospects of Platonism: Steven J Wagner (University of Illinois at Urbana).

Part II: Interdeterminacy Arguments:.

On What Possible Words Could Not be: Robert Stalnaker ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Skolemite Skepticism and Interdeterminacy Arguments: Jerrold J Katz (City University of New York).

On the Proof of Frege's Theorem: George Boolos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Logicism 2000: Richard Jeffrey (Princeton University).

Part III: Mathematics and Language:.

Shadows of Remembered Ancestors: Mathematics and the Epitome of Story-Telling: Richard Grandy (Rice University).

Wittgenstein, Regularities, and Rules: Mark Steiner (Hebrew University).

Mathematics as Language: Adam Morton (University of Bristol).

Part IV: Infinity: .

Infinite Pains: the Trouble with Supertasks: John Earman & John D. Norton (University of Pittsburgh).

Bibliography of Paul Benacerraf to 1995.

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