Some Criteria for Acceptable Abstraction

Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 52 (3):331-338 (2010)
Which abstraction principles are acceptable? A variety of criteria have been proposed, in particular irenicity, stability, conservativeness, and unboundedness. This note charts their logical relations. This answers some open questions and corrects some old answers
Keywords abstraction   bad company problem   conservativeness   unboundedness   stability   irenicity
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DOI 10.1215/00294527-1435492
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