Lexicon of Arguments


Philosophical and Scientific Issues in Dispute
 
[german]


 

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The author or concept searched is found in the following 1 entries.
Disputed term/author/ism Author
Entry
Reference
Mathematics Chihara
 
Books on Amazon
Field III 44 f
Mathematics / Chihara: Thesis: numbers are only linguistic entities - not abstract entities - FieldVsChihara: 1st then there may only be predicative predicates (i.e. no bound variables of a higher order than ^ x). - 2nd Chihara must also take account of never expressed tokens - 3 Chihara does not show the use of extrinsic, causally irrelevant entities.


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

The author or concept searched is found in the following theses of an allied field of specialization.
Disputed term/author/ism Author
Entry
Reference
Mathematics Chihara, Ch.
 
Books on Amazon
Field III 44
Mathematics / Chihara, Charles / nominalism / Field: (Chihara, Ontology and the vicious circle principle):
Reinterprets the mathematics: he assumes that numbers are linguistic entities, not abstract entities.
  FieldVsChihara: 1. then there may only be predicative predicates (ie not bound variables of a higher order than ^ x) - 2 Chihara must consider never expressed tokens - 3. Chihara does not show the use of extrinsic, causally irrelevant entities.

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