30 ideas
22070 | Irony is consciousness of abundant chaos [Schlegel,F] |
22069 | Plato has no system. Philosophy is the progression of a mind and development of thoughts [Schlegel,F] |
9573 | The null set is a structural position which has no other position in membership relation [Chihara] |
9572 | Realists about sets say there exists a null set in the real world, with no members [Chihara] |
9550 | We only know relational facts about the empty set, but nothing intrinsic [Chihara] |
9562 | In simple type theory there is a hierarchy of null sets [Chihara] |
9551 | What is special about Bill Clinton's unit set, in comparison with all the others? [Chihara] |
9549 | The set theorist cannot tell us what 'membership' is [Chihara] |
9571 | ZFU refers to the physical world, when it talks of 'urelements' [Chihara] |
18151 | Could we replace sets by the open sentences that define them? [Chihara, by Bostock] |
8758 | We could talk of open sentences, instead of sets [Chihara, by Shapiro] |
9563 | A pack of wolves doesn't cease when one member dies [Chihara] |
9561 | The mathematics of relations is entirely covered by ordered pairs [Chihara] |
9552 | Sentences are consistent if they can all be true; for Frege it is that no contradiction can be deduced [Chihara] |
9553 | Analytic geometry gave space a mathematical structure, which could then have axioms [Chihara] |
10192 | We can replace existence of sets with possibility of constructing token sentences [Chihara, by MacBride] |
10265 | Chihara's system is a variant of type theory, from which he can translate sentences [Chihara, by Shapiro] |
8759 | We can replace type theory with open sentences and a constructibility quantifier [Chihara, by Shapiro] |
10264 | Introduce a constructibility quantifiers (Cx)Φ - 'it is possible to construct an x such that Φ' [Chihara, by Shapiro] |
9559 | If a successful theory confirms mathematics, presumably a failed theory disconfirms it? [Chihara] |
9566 | No scientific explanation would collapse if mathematical objects were shown not to exist [Chihara] |
22068 | Poetry is transcendental when it connects the ideal to the real [Schlegel,F] |
9568 | I prefer the open sentences of a Constructibility Theory, to Platonist ideas of 'equivalence classes' [Chihara] |
9547 | Mathematical entities are causally inert, so the causal theory of reference won't work for them [Chihara] |
20422 | The experience of expression and communication are intermingled in art [Croce] |
22030 | For poets free choice is supreme [Schlegel,F] |
7270 | Historical interpretation aims to recapture the author's view of the work [Croce] |
22071 | True love is ironic, in the contrast between finite limitations and the infinity of love [Schlegel,F] |
22029 | Irony is the response to conflicts of involvement and attachment [Schlegel,F, by Pinkard] |
9574 | 'Gunk' is an individual possessing no parts that are atoms [Chihara] |