Philosophical Quarterly 17 (68):193-203 (1967)

197: on logon didonai as giving a proof. In answer to Plato's charge that mathematicians take as their starting point certain unproved assumptions, and call upon them to "give an account" of them in the sense of deriving them from some more basic principle or principles
Keywords Plato   Hare, R. M   Mathematics, Ancient
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