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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Abstract Mathematical Tools and Machines for Mathematics<sup>†</sup>

JEAN-PIERRE MARQUIS.

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

In this paper, we try to establish that some mathematical theories, like K-theory, homology, cohomology, homotopy theories, spectral sequences, modern Galois theory (in its various...

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<i>Tool Use and Causal Cognition</i>, edited by Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill

Beth Preston.

in Mind

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 2421 words.

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‘There is no Ontology Here’: Visual and Structural Geometry in Arithmetic

Colin McLarty.

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

June 2008; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 14837 words.

Today's number theory solves classical problems by structural tools that violate standard philosophical expectations in ontology. The far-reaching practical demands of this mathematics...

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Bayes's Theorem

Edited by Richard Swinburne.

May 2005; p ublished online February 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 160 pages.

Bayes' theorem is a tool for assessing how probable evidence makes some hypothesis. The papers in this book consider the worth and applicability of the theorem. The book sets out the...

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What Structuralism Achieves

Colin McLarty.

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

June 2008; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 6489 words.

Mathematicians in practice use a quite different idea of structure than is discussed by many philosophers of mathematics. Great work in geometry and number theory made category theory the...

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Logical Pluralism

JC Beall and Greg Restall.

November 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 152 pages.

Consequence is at the heart of logic; an account of consequence, of what follows from what, offers a vital tool in the evaluation of arguments. Since philosophy itself proceeds by way of...

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Logical Consequence

JC Beall.

in Logical Pluralism

November 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 8933 words.

This chapter explores the concept of logical consequence and defends logical pluralism. Logic, in the core tradition, involves the study of formal languages. However, the primary aim is to...

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<i>Interlude</i> The Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Michael Epperson.

in Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

July 2004; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 4214 words.

Even if mathematics explicates complex knowledge, it is grounded in modest insight, which makes it compatible with Whitehead’s desiderata. This tool, at some ...

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Ordinals

Michael Potter.

in Set Theory and its Philosophy

January 2004; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 5232 words.

The simple and general principles of induction are powerful tools for proving things about the natural numbers. This chapter investigates ways in which they can be generalized to apply to a...

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Frege’s Conception of Logic

Patricia A. Blanchette.

April 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 256 pages.

Frege’s Coneption of Logic explores the relationship between Frege’s understanding of conceptual analysis and his understanding of logic. It is argued that the fruitfulness of...

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