Single Idea 10815

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 7. Mathematical Structuralism / e. Structuralism critique]

Full Idea

We needn't believe in 'abstract structures' to have general structural truths about all successor functions.

Gist of Idea

We don't need 'abstract structures' to have structural truths about successor functions


David Lewis (Mathematics is Megethology [1993], p.16)

Book Reference

-: 'Philosophia Mathematica' [-], p.16