Benacerraf and his Critics
August 1996, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Platonism and Mathematical Truth:.
What Mathematical Truth Could Not Be: Paul Benacerraf (Princeton University).
The Legacy of Mathematical Truth: Penelope Maddy (University of California at Irvine).
Prospects of Platonism: Steven J Wagner (University of Illinois at Urbana).
Part II: Interdeterminacy Arguments:.
On What Possible Words Could Not be: Robert Stalnaker ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Skolemite Skepticism and Interdeterminacy Arguments: Jerrold J Katz (City University of New York).
On the Proof of Frege's Theorem: George Boolos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Logicism 2000: Richard Jeffrey (Princeton University).
Part III: Mathematics and Language:.
Shadows of Remembered Ancestors: Mathematics and the Epitome of Story-Telling: Richard Grandy (Rice University).
Wittgenstein, Regularities, and Rules: Mark Steiner (Hebrew University).
Mathematics as Language: Adam Morton (University of Bristol).
Part IV: Infinity: .
Infinite Pains: the Trouble with Supertasks: John Earman & John D. Norton (University of Pittsburgh).
Bibliography of Paul Benacerraf to 1995.
Adam Morton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bristol. His publications include Philosophy in Practice: An Introduction to the Main Questions (1996); Frames of Mind (1980); and Disasters and Dilemmas 91991). He has completed a new edition of A Guide to the Theory of Knowledge (Blackwell).
Stephen P. Stich is Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University. He is author of From Folk Psychology to Cognitive Science and the Fragmentation of Reason; and co-editor (with Ted Warfield) of Mental Representation: A Reader (Blackwell, 1994).
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