TITLE

Structuralism and the identity of indiscernibles

AUTHOR(S)
Ketland, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Analysis;Oct2006, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on mathematical structuralism and the objection raised by John Burgess and Jukka Keränen on mathematical structuralism. Mathematical structuralism states that mathematics is the science of pattern and structure. The objection raised by the two individual focuses on the conception of identity for abstract structures.
ACCESSION #
22343787

 

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