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6 A Naturalist's Case Against V = L

Penelope Maddy.

in Naturalism in Mathematics

June 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 8269 words.

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4 A Realist's Case Against V = L

Penelope Maddy.

in Naturalism in Mathematics

June 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 8474 words.

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2 A Second Gödelian Theme

Penelope Maddy.

in Naturalism in Mathematics

June 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 1846 words.

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‘A Succession of Feelings, in and of Itself, is Not a Feeling of Succession’

Christoph Hoerl.

in Mind

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 20208 words.

Variants of the slogan that a succession of experiences (in and of itself) does not amount to an experience of succession are commonplace in the philosophical literature on temporal...

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<i>A</i>‐worlds and the Dot‐Notation

Agustín Rayo.

in The Construction of Logical Space

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 8398 words.

This chapter develops a device for simulating quantification over merely possible objects. The proposal is frugal in two different respects. First, it is metaphysically frugal: it is...

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The Abolition of the British Slave Trade

David Braybrooke, Bryson Brown, Peter K. Schotch and Laura Byrne.

in Logic on the Track of Social Change

December 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 9984 words.

This chapter attempts to trace in some detail the decision-making process pertaining to the abolition of the British slave trade as debated in the British Parliament in the years 1788 to...

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Abortion

Michael Tooley.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 36782 words.

Questions concerning the moral and appropriate legal status of abortion are among the most important issues in applied ethics, and answering those questions involves addressing some...

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<i>About the Speaker</i>, by Alessandra Giorgi.

Eliot Michaelson.

in Mind

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 1503 words.

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Absolute infinity

Graham Priest.

in Beyond the Limits of Thought

October 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 6571 words.

This chapter examines the relevance of mathematician and philosopher George Cantor's views on infinity to the contradictions in the limits of thought. Cantor's work has clarified with an...

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Absolute Modality

Hale Bob.

in Necessary Beings

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 10110 words.

After explaining how McFetridge’s proposed account of logically necessary inference may be extended to a general characterization of absolutely necessity in terms of generalized...

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