Theoria. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science 24 (2):147-168 (2009)
It is often claimed that nominalistic programmes to reconstruct mathematics fail, since they will at some point involve the notion of logical consequence which is unavailable to the nominalist. In this paper we use an idea of Goodman and Quine to develop a nominalistically acceptable explication of logical consequence
|Keywords||Philosophy of mathematics nominalism logical consequence inferentialism Nelson Goodman W.V. Quine|
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