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AbstractionismEssays in Philosophy of Mathematics$
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Philip A Ebert and Marcus Rossberg

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199645268

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645268.001.0001

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Neo-Fregeanism Reconsidered

Neo-Fregeanism Reconsidered

Chapter:
10 (p.203) Neo-Fregeanism Reconsidered
Source:
Abstractionism
Author(s):

Agustín Rayo

Philip A. Ebert

Marcus Rossberg

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645268.003.0010

I characterize a variety of mathematical Platonism according to which it is true that for the number of the planets to be eight just is for there to be eight planets. I then argue that the Neo-Fregean program is best developed as a version of such a view.

Keywords:   Platonism, trivialism, neo-Fregeanism, philosophy of mathematics

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