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. See more details below
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 Contents
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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