Science without Numbers. Hartry Field. Abstract. The book argues that there is no reason to believe in the existence of mathematical entities, or the literal truth of. Science Without Numbers caused a stir in , with its bold nominalist approach Ontology and Logic: Remarks on Hartry Field’s Anti-Platonist Philosophy of. Science without numbers, A Defence of H. Field – – Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l’Etranger (4) Review: Hartry.
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Hartry Field argues that we can explain the utility of mathematics without assuming it true. Chris Swoyer – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 60 3: Princeton University Press Field – – Philosophy of Science 48 3: Science without Numbers Hartry Field Abstract The book argues that there is no reason to believe in the existence of mathematical entities, or the literal truth of mathematics, and in particular that physical theory does not require this.
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Science Logic and Mathematics. Part of the argument is that good mathematics has a special feature “conservativeness” that allows it to be applied to “nominalistic” claims roughly, those neutral to the existence of hartdy entities in a way that generates nominalistic consequences more easily without generating any new ones. It is now reissued in a revised contains a substantial new preface giving the author’s current views on the original wothout and the issues that were raised in the subsequent discussion of it.
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