Dummett and the problem of abstract objects

Duke, George 2013, Dummett and the problem of abstract objects, Teorema, vol. XXXII, no. 1, pp. 61-75.

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Title Dummett and the problem of abstract objects
Author(s) Duke, GeorgeORCID iD for Duke, George orcid.org/0000-0002-0258-456X
Journal name Teorema
Volume number XXXII
Issue number 1
Start page 61
End page 75
Total pages 15
Publisher Teorema
Place of publication Murcia, Spain
Publication date 2013-03-02
ISSN 0210-1602
Keyword(s) Dummett
Abstract Objects
Summary Dummett’s views on the problem of abstract objects shifted significantly over the course of his philosophical career, and an examination of his views on this issue not only provides insight into his development; it also serves to elucidate his contribution and significance as a philosopher of language and mathematics. In the paper I attempt to demonstrate the way in which Dummett’s treatment of the problem of abstract objects is instructive for a consideration of his philosophy as a whole. Section 1 sketches the development of Dummett’s views on the problem from his attack on nominalism in the mid-1950’s to his advocacy of a tolerant reductionist position in Frege: Philosophy of Mathematics. Section 2 then examines the significance of Dummett’s views on abstract objects for his philosophical project more generally.
Language spa
Field of Research 220313 Philosophy of Language
Socio Economic Objective 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30050916

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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