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Numbers: whether numbers are objects or concepts, has been controversial in the philosophical discussion for millennia. The most widely accepted definition today is given by G. Frege (G. Frege, Grundlagen der Arithmetik 1987, p. 79ff). Frege-inspired notions represent numbers as classes of classes, or as second-level terms, or as that with one measure the size of sets. Up until today, there is an ambiguity between concept and object in the discussion of numbers. See also counting, sets, measurements, mathematics, abstract objects, mathematical entities, theoretical entities, number, platonism._____________ Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. | |||

Author | Item | More concepts for author | |
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Bigelow, John | Numbers | Bigelow, John | |

Black, Max | Numbers | Black, Max | |

Carnap, Rudolf | Numbers | Carnap, Rudolf | |

Chisholm, Roderick | Numbers | Chisholm, Roderick | |

Field, Hartry | Numbers | Field, Hartry | |

Frege, Gottlob | Numbers | Frege, Gottlob | |

Geach, Peter | Numbers | Geach, Peter T. | |

Genz, Hennig | Numbers | Genz, Hennig | |

Gödel, Kurt | Numbers | Gödel, Kurt | |

Hartmann, Nicolai | Numbers | Hartmann, Nicolai | |

Hilbert, David | Numbers | Hilbert, David | |

Logic Texts | Numbers | Logic Texts | |

Mates, Benson | Numbers | Mates, Benson | |

Meixner, Uwe | Numbers | Meixner, Uwe | |

Mill, John Stuart | Numbers | Mill, John Stuart | |

Piaget, Jean | Numbers | Piaget, Jean | |

Plato | Numbers | Plato | |

Poincaré, Henri | Numbers | Poincaré, Henri | |

Prior, Arthur N. | Numbers | Prior, Arthur | |

Quine, W.V.O. | Numbers | Quine, Willard Van Orman | |

Tarski, Alfred | Numbers | Tarski, Alfred | |

Wessel, H. | Numbers | Wessel, H. | |

Wittgenstein, Ludwig | Numbers | Wittgenstein, Ludwig | |

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2024-07-15 |