Stephen G Simpson
simpson at math.psu.edu
Fri Mar 19 17:26:14 EST 1999
Stewart Shapiro 18 Mar 1999 16:05:46 writes:
> I am flattered at all the discussion my book on second-order logic
> has generated (positive and negative). I have been trying to keep
> up, and jump in, but I find myself swamped under on several fronts
Thanks very much for getting involved in the FOM discussion, even if
you don't have time to contribute extensively.
> Some folks on this list said that my reply to critics article is
> not readily available -- if your campus does not get Philosophia
> Mathematica. If anyone wants a reprint, send me your snail
Thanks also for that offer. I have already requested your reprint,
> Sorry I can't get further into the substance. I will try.
To my mind, the most urgent thing for you to explain here on the FOM
list is your anti-foundationalism. What is foundationalism, and why
are you and so many other academic philosophers so down on it?
Name: Stephen G. Simpson
Position: Professor of Mathematics
Institution: Penn State University
Research interest: foundations of mathematics
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