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Chihara, Ch.
 
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Mathematics Field III 44 f
Mathematics / Chihara: Thesis: numbers are only linguistic entities - not abstract entities - FieldVsChihara: 1st then there may only be predicative predicates (i.e. no bound variables of a higher order than ^ x). - 2nd Chihara must also take account of never expressed tokens - 3 Chihara does not show the use of extrinsic, causally irrelevant entities.

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

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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