Princeton, NJ, USA: Princeton University Press (1980)
AbstractScience Without Numbers caused a stir in 1980, with its bold nominalist approach to the philosophy of mathematics and science. It has been unavailable for twenty years and is now reissued in a revised edition with a substantial new preface presenting the author's current views and responses to the issues raised in subsequent debate.
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Nominalism and the Structure of Physical Space
Argues that the Hilbert theory of the previous chapter not only dispenses with real numbers, but is (or can be made with a little rewriting) a genuinely nominalistic theory of the structure of physical space. Arguing this involves a brief discussion of some questions in the philosophy of s... see more
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