Topoi 20 (1):17-27 (2001)

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Penelope J. Maddy
University of California, Irvine
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My ultimate goal in this paper is to illuminate, from a naturalistic point of view, the significance of the application of mathematics in the natural sciences for the practice of contemporary set theory.
Keywords Philosophy   Philosophy   Philosophy of Science   Philosophy of Technology
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DOI 10.1023/A:1010604808920
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