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.

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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