Mathematical Relativism

History and Philosophy of Logic 10 (1):53-65 (1989)

Charles Sayward
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
We set out a doctrine about truth for the statements of mathematics?a doctrine which we think is a worthy competitor to realist views in the philosophy of mathematics?and argue that this doctrine, which we shall call ?mathematical relativism?, withstands objections better than do other non-realist accounts
Keywords deductivism  relativism  realism
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DOI 10.1080/01445348908837142
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