## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Calculus: a calculus is a system of symbols for objects (which are not further specified) as well as rules for the formation of expressions by the composition of these symbols. There are other rules for transforming composite expressions into other expressions. As long as no specified objects are accepted for the individual symbols, the calculus is not interpreted, otherwise interpreted. | |||

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III 36 Regions / points / Field: solution for the nominalist: individual calculus / Goodman: Regions as sums of points - then there are no empty areas! - the region needs not to be contiguous nor measurable. |
Fie I H. Field Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989 Fie II H. Field Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001 Fie III H. Field Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980 |

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26