[FOM] Certificates are fully practical
richard_heck at brown.edu
Sun Sep 29 14:49:55 EDT 2013
On 09/26/2013 07:07 PM, Alan Weir wrote:
> In general, I remain to be convinced that there is a sense of 'in
> principle possible' which is at all helpful in philosophy of
> mathematics, one in which, for example, all finite proofs are 'in
> principle' graspable but no countably infinite one is.
There is a very nice paper on this topic by Charles Parsons, " What Can
We Do 'In Principle'?" Unfortunately, it is in one of those very hard to
and my library, at least, does not give me access.
Richard G Heck Jr
Romeo Elton Professor of Natural Theology
Check out my books "Reading Frege's Grundgesetze"
and "Frege's Theorem":
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