[FOM] Mathematical explanation
Thomas Forster
T.Forster at dpmms.cam.ac.uk
Mon Oct 24 05:40:06 EDT 2005
Well, here's a position that has at least the beneifit of clarity and
brevity:
No explanations without counterfactuals
No counterfactuals without contingency
All of Mathematics is necessary
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No explanations in mathematics!
I'm not saying i believe it, but finding the right place to pick holes
might be a useful discipline.
On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, paolo mancosu wrote:
> I do agree with Richard Heck that we are not yet at
> the stage where we can map a conceptual chart of
> all the possible positions.
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