Theism, Platonism, and the Metaphysics of Mathematics

Faith and Philosophy 4 (4):365-382 (1987)
Abstract
In a previous paper, Thomas V. Morris and I sketched a view on which abstract objects, in particular, properties, relations, and propositions , are created by God no less than contingent, concrete objects. In this paper r suggest a way of extending this account to cover mathematical objects as well. Drawing on some recent work in logic and metaphysics, I also develop a more detailed account of the structure of PRPs in answer to the paradoxes that arise on a naive understanding of the structure ofthe abstract universe.
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/faithphil19874441
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