Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Introduction, philosophy: the introduction of objects establishes rules for the use of linguistic expressions for the objects, not a determination or description of these objects. See also definitions, use, language, expressiveness, localization.
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Field, Hartry
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Introduction I 158
Introduction/Abstract Objects/Abstraction/Wright: Thesis volumes as well as directions and numbers are to be introduced by abstraction.
I 157
Field: E.g. simple abstraction: is suitable for saying that our speech of directions is related to parallelism - but this does not quite correspond appropriately for numbers as related to non-numerical speech (and "non-quantification").
II 166
Introduction/Field/(s): the use of expressions must follow according to the rules of their introduction.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980

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