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WHAT DOES FINITISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?
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.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FINITISM» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FINITISM»
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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
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
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
Diederick Raven, Lieteke Van Vucht Tijssen, Jan De Wolf
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
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
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Nuadha Trev, 2011
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
Selmer Bringsjord, M. Zenzen, 2003
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
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
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»
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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»
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»
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»
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