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Deflating existential consequence

Jody Azzouni

Deflating existential consequence

a case for nominalism

by Jody Azzouni

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy,
  • Nominalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-233) and index.

    StatementJody Azzouni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA9 .A94 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15555144M
    ISBN 100195159888
    LC Control Number2002035831
    OCLC/WorldCa50730913

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    Jody Azzouni, Tracking Reason In many ways, Tracking Reason resembles Jody Azzouni’s previous book, Deflating Existential Consequence. The subject matter of each lies at the interface of metaphysics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of language. The style is both entertaining and. Graham Oppy's book is a wide-ranging discussion of the role played by the infinite in various fields of study, including pure mathematics, physics, probability theory, mereology, and related fields, as well as an examination of various philosophical puzzles posed by the infinite, such as the possibility of so-called super-tasks (performing an infinite number of operations in a finite time).

    — Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman, The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics, p. 4. The purpose of Quine's strategy is to determine just how the ontological commitment of a theory is to be found. Quine argued that the only ontologically committing expressions are variables bound by a first-order existential quantifier, and natural language expressions which were formalized using variables bound. Education. He received his bachelor's degree and master's degree from New York University and his PhD from the City University of New York.. Philosophical work. Azzouni is currently working on the philosophy of mathematics (he holds a degree in mathematics), science, logic, language and in areas of metaphysics, epistemology, and acknowledges a debt to Willard Van Orman Quine.


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In the first part of the book Azzouni undercuts the arguments, both actual and possible, in support of Quine’s criterion.

An alternative criterion for what exists—ontological independence—is offered, one in sturdy accord with ordinary folk views on the matter.

Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism Jody Azzouni Author: Jody Azzouni. If we must take mathematical statements to be true, must we also believe in the existence of abstracta eternal invisible mathematical objects accessible only by the power of pure thought.

Jody Azzouni says no, and Deflating existential consequence book claims that the way to escape such commitments is to accept (as an essential part of scientific doctrine) true statements which are about objects that don't exist in any sense at all.

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New York: Oxford University Press, viii + pp. Thomas Hofweber. Thomas Hofweber Search for other works by this author on:Cited by: 4. Jody Azzouni, Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism, Oxford University Press,pp, $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Joseph Melia, University of Leeds Mathematics presents the nominalist with his biggest problem for, in its standard formulation, its truth seems to entail the existence of a large infinity of.

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Jody Azzouni’s book covers a variety of topics in metaphysics, the philosophy of science and the philosophy of mathematics.

At its core, however, is a radical and original. His second book in philosophy of science is Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science. His third and fourth books, Deflating Existential Commitment: A Case for Nominalism and Tracking Reason: Proof, Consequence, and Truth, appeared with Oxford University Press.

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Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism is a very good book. As I have indicated above, I doubt that Azzouni is right in every detail, but few good philosophy books enjoy such a Cited by: 6.

This chapter refutes the two possible arguments for Quine’s criterion for what a discourse is committed to: (1) the triviality thesis, that “there is” as used in ordinary language indicates ontological commitment, and this idiom is straightforwardly regimented by the objectual existential quantifier, (2) that the semantics of objectual quantification presupposes ontological : Jody Azzouni.Download Citation | On Apr 1,Julian C.

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