Chapter

Miscellaneous Strategies

John P. Burgess and Gideon Rosen

in A Subject With No Object

Published in print December 1999 | ISBN: 9780198250128
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597138 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198250126.003.0006
 Miscellaneous Strategies

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Indicates very briefly a variety of further strategies, beginning with modifications and combinations of the three that were discussed in the preceding three chapters. The more exotic strategies are those based on so‐called substitutional quantifiers, or predicate‐functor logic, and on dialectical logic, which admits inconsistent objects and incomplete objects. Argues that these exotic strategies are philosophically problematic in a way the strategies considered earlier were not.

Keywords: dialectical logic; incomplete objects; inconsistent objects; predicate‐functor logic; substitutional quantifiers

Chapter.  6433 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.