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  1. Think About the Consequences! Nominalism and the Argument From the Philosophy of Logic.Torsten Wilholt - 2006 - Dialectica 60 (2):115-133.
    Nominalism faces the task of explaining away the ontological commitments of applied mathematical statements. This paper reviews an argument from the philosophy of logic that focuses on this task and which has been used as an objection to certain specific formulations of nominalism. The argument as it is developed in this paper aims to show that nominalism in general does not have the epistemological advantages its defendants claim it has. I distinguish between two strategies that are available to the nominalist: (...)
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