Benacerraf and his Critics / Edition 1by Adam Morton
Pub. Date: 08/14/1996
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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
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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