The Limits of Abstraction

Oxford University Press (2002)
Abstract
Kit Fine develops a Fregean theory of abstraction, and suggests that it may yield a new philosophical foundation for mathematics, one that can account for both our reference to various mathematical objects and our knowledge of various mathematical truths. The Limits of Abstraction breaks new ground both technically and philosophically.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy  Abstraction
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Call number QA8.4.F56 2002
ISBN(s) 0199246181   9780199246182  
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