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Meaning of "finitism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FINITISM

finitism  [ˈfaɪnaɪtˌɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FINITISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Finitism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FINITISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Finitism

Finitism is a philosophy of mathematics that accepts the existence only of finite mathematical objects. The finitist philosophy of mathematics is best understood in comparison to the mainstream philosophy of mathematics where infinite mathematical objects like infinite sets are accepted as legitimate mathematical objects existing in the Platonic universe of mathematics.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FINITISM


ableism
ˈeɪbəlˌɪzəm
altruism
ˈæltruːˌɪzəm
archaism
ˈɑːkɪˌɪzəm
atheism
ˈeɪθɪˌɪzəm
dichroism
ˈdaɪkrəʊˌɪzəm
egoism
ˈiːɡəʊˌɪzəm
flagellantism
ˈflædʒələntˌɪzəm
heroism
ˈhɛrəʊˌɪzəm
Hinduism
ˈhɪndʊˌɪzəm
intransigentism
ɪnˈtrænsɪdʒəntˌɪzəm
Judaism
ˈdʒuːdeɪˌɪzəm
monotheism
ˈmɒnəʊθɪˌɪzəm
multilateralism
ˌmʌltɪˈlætərəlˌɪzəm
negativism
ˈnɛɡətɪvˌɪzəm
pastoralism
ˈpɑːstərəlˌɪzəm
saintism
ˈseɪntˌɪzəm
scapegoatism
ˈskeɪpˌɡəʊtˌɪzəm
sectarianism
sɛkˈtɛərɪənˌɪzəm
tribadism
ˈtrɪbədˌɪzəm
vampirism
ˈvæmpaɪərˌɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FINITISM

finicky
fining
finings
finis
finish
finish line
finished
finished product
finisher
finishing
finishing line
finishing school
finishing touch
Finisterre
finite
finite state grammar
finitely
finiteness
finito
finitude

WORDS THAT END LIKE FINITISM

anti-Semitism
autism
cosmopolitism
diphysitism
elitism
favouritism
fortuitism
hermaphroditism
Hussitism
Ishmaelitism
Jacobitism
Jesuitism
mephitism
Monophysitism
parasitism
Pre-Raphaelitism
pseudohermaphroditism
semiparasitism
spiritism
stylitism
transvestitism

Synonyms and antonyms of finitism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «finitism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FINITISM

Find out the translation of finitism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of finitism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «finitism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有限论
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

finitismo
570 millions of speakers

English

finitism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

finitism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

finitism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Финитизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

finitismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশ্ব ঈশ্বর প্রভৃতির সসীমতায বিশ্বাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

finitisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Finitisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Finitismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

finitism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

finitism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Finitism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

finitism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

finitism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फायनिलिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

finitizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

finitismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

finitism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фінітізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

finitism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

finitism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

finitism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

finitism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

finitism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of finitism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FINITISM»

The term «finitism» is used very little and occupies the 163.431 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FINITISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about finitism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FINITISM»

Discover the use of finitism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to finitism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Strict Finitism and the Logic of Mathematical Applications
This book intends to show that radical naturalism (or physicalism), nominalism and strict finitism account for the applications of classical mathematics in current scientific theories.
Feng Ye, 2011
2
Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics
In particular, he illuminates the work of the neglected "transitional period" between the Tractatus and the Investigations.
Mathieu Marion, 2008
3
Cognitive Relativism and Social Science
8. Realism,. Relativism. and. Finitism. Barry Barnes There are many forms of realism and many forms of relativism. In what follows I shall argue that some forms of realism and some forms of relativism have a great deal in common, and that ...
Diederick Raven, Lieteke Van Vucht Tijssen, Jan De Wolf
4
The Structure of Physics
Drieschner argues for the postulate of the existence of atomic propositions from the requirement that it ought to be possible in principle to completely describe every object in terms of its properties. 3.6.4 Finitism Drieschner (1967) introduced  ...
Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker, Thomas Görnitz, Holger Lyre, 2007
5
The Provenance of Pure Reason: Essays in the Philosophy of ...
The background of these remarks is that in "Constructive reasoning" (Tait, 1968), I sketched an argument that finitist arithmetic coincides with primitive recursive arithmetic (PRA) and in "Finitism" (Tait, 1981), reprinted here as chapter 1, ...
William W. Tait, 2005
6
Finitism
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Nuadha Trev, 2011
7
Superminds: People Harness Hypercomputation, and More
225) So here we have it: finitism saves the day, and saves us from having to swallow a contradiction. Unfortunately, Moore blunders badly. The reason is that if there is nothing there to be grasped, it presumably follows immediately that from ...
Selmer Bringsjord, M. Zenzen, 2003
8
Kurt Gödel: Essays for his Centennial
G ̈ODEL ON INTUITION AND ON HILBERT'S FINITISM W. W. TAIT There are some puzzles about G ̈odel's published and unpublished remarks concerning finitism that have led some commentators to believe that his conception of it was  ...
Solomon Feferman, Charles Parsons, Stephen G. Simpson, 2010
9
Faith in the Enlightenment?: The Critique of the ...
Now, how does the dispute over realism look from the perspective of meaning finitism? For my purposes it is important to note that in developing meaning finitism, Kusch understands realism and anti-realism as general theories of reality : they ...
Lieven Boeve, 2006
10
Syntactic Finitism in the Metatheory of Programming Languages
One of the central goals of programming-language research is to develop mathematically sound formal methods for precisely specifying and reasoning about the behavior of programs.
Jeffrey Sarnat, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FINITISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term finitism is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Strict Finitism and Transhumanism
Strict finitism, or simply finitism, is a somewhat obscure mathematical idea that has important implications for transhumanism and key ... «h+ Magazine, Dec 14»
2
Finitism and the Beginning of the Universe
The paper introduces a novel critique of the Kalam Cosmological argument. Or rather, a novel critique of a specific sub-component of the ... «Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Oct 14»
3
Remembering Michael Dummett
Michael linked it to: strict finitism; issues in the phenomenology of experience; and the connections between truth and assertion. All of this in a ... «New York Times, Jan 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Finitism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/finitism>. Dec 2019 ».
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