The Objectivity of Mathematics

Synthese 156 (2):337-381 (2007)
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Stewart Shapiro
Ohio State University
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to apply Crispin Wright’s criteria and various axes of objectivity to mathematics. I test the criteria and the objectivity of mathematics against each other. Along the way, various issues concerning general logic and epistemology are encountered.
Keywords Philosophy   Philosophy of Language   Metaphysics   Epistemology   Logic   Philosophy
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-005-5298-y
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