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1. O'Sullivan, Jacob. Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? .

Degree: 2018, University of Hertfordshire

 This paper argues that we should accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects. I begin by looking at the Indispensability Argument as a positive… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Abstract objects; philosophy of mathematics; metaphysics; indispensability argument; Platonism; mathematical fictionalism

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APA (6th Edition):

O'Sullivan, J. (2018). Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? . (Thesis). University of Hertfordshire. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2299/20188

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

O'Sullivan, Jacob. “Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? .” 2018. Thesis, University of Hertfordshire. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/2299/20188.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

O'Sullivan, Jacob. “Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? .” 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

O'Sullivan J. Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? . [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Hertfordshire; 2018. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2299/20188.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

O'Sullivan J. Should we accept the existence of numbers as abstract objects? . [Thesis]. University of Hertfordshire; 2018. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2299/20188

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation


University of Manchester

2. Knowles, Robert Frazer. Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics.

Degree: PhD, 2015, University of Manchester

 In this thesis, I aim to motivate a particular philosophy of mathematics characterised by the following three claims. First, mathematical sentences are generally speaking false… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: 510.1; Philosophy of mathematics; nominalism; platonism; fictionalism; indispensability argument; semantics; pragmatics; explanation; Philosophy of language

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APA (6th Edition):

Knowles, R. F. (2015). Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Manchester. Retrieved from https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/towards-a-fictionalist-philosophy-of-mathematics(e078d675-7f4c-45e7-a1a0-baf8d899940d).html ; http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.674681

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Knowles, Robert Frazer. “Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics.” 2015. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Manchester. Accessed October 19, 2019. https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/towards-a-fictionalist-philosophy-of-mathematics(e078d675-7f4c-45e7-a1a0-baf8d899940d).html ; http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.674681.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Knowles, Robert Frazer. “Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics.” 2015. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Knowles RF. Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Manchester; 2015. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/towards-a-fictionalist-philosophy-of-mathematics(e078d675-7f4c-45e7-a1a0-baf8d899940d).html ; http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.674681.

Council of Science Editors:

Knowles RF. Towards a fictionalist philosophy of mathematics. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Manchester; 2015. Available from: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/towards-a-fictionalist-philosophy-of-mathematics(e078d675-7f4c-45e7-a1a0-baf8d899940d).html ; http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.674681


University of Manchester

3. Knowles, Robert Frazer. Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics.

Degree: 2015, University of Manchester

 In this thesis, I aim to motivate a particular philosophy of mathematics characterised by the following three claims. First, mathematical sentences are generally speaking false… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Philosophy of mathematics; nominalism; platonism; fictionalism; indispensability argument; semantics; pragmatics; explanation; Philosophy of language

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APA (6th Edition):

Knowles, R. F. (2015). Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Manchester. Retrieved from http://www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:275031

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Knowles, Robert Frazer. “Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics.” 2015. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Manchester. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:275031.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Knowles, Robert Frazer. “Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics.” 2015. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Knowles RF. Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Manchester; 2015. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:275031.

Council of Science Editors:

Knowles RF. Towards a Fictionalist Philosophy of Mathematics. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Manchester; 2015. Available from: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/escholar/uk-ac-man-scw:275031


The Ohio State University

4. Melanson, William Jason. Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects.

Degree: PhD, Philosophy, 2006, The Ohio State University

 The central question of this dissertation is whether we are justified in believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects. In Part I, I provide… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Philosophy; epistemology; justification; justified belief; being justified; knowledge; abstracta; abstract mathematical objects; nominalism; Quine-Putnam indispensability argument; Quine; naturalism; epistemology naturalized; confirmational holism; meaning holism; se

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APA (6th Edition):

Melanson, W. J. (2006). Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects. (Doctoral Dissertation). The Ohio State University. Retrieved from http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1140465070

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Melanson, William Jason. “Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects.” 2006. Doctoral Dissertation, The Ohio State University. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1140465070.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Melanson, William Jason. “Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects.” 2006. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Melanson WJ. Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2006. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1140465070.

Council of Science Editors:

Melanson WJ. Justified existential belief: an investigation of the justifiability of believing in the existence of abstract mathematical objects. [Doctoral Dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2006. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1140465070

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