Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Mathematical Entities: mathematical entities are research objects of mathematics, which cannot be regarded as material objects. Nevertheless, there are discussions about the status of their existence. Whereas Platonism assumes its (permanent) existence as intellectual objects or universals, this permanence is denied, e.g. by intuitionism, which assumes that mathematical entities exist only at the moment of their construction.
 
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Armstrong, D.M. Mathematical Entities   Armstrong, D.M.
Benacerraf, Paul Mathematical Entities   Benacerraf, Paul


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23