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Ideas of Geoffrey Hellman, by Text
[American, fl. 1989, Professor at the University of Minnesota. An active concert pianist.]
1989

Mathematics without Numbers


p.86

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Modal structuralism says mathematics studies possible structures, which may or may not be actualised [Friend]


p.114

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Statements of pure mathematics are elliptical for a sort of modal conditional [Chihara]


p.229

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Modal structuralism can only judge possibility by 'possible' models [Shapiro]

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p.537

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Maybe mathematical objects only have structural roles, and no intrinsic nature

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p.537

8921

Structuralism is now common, studying relations, with no regard for what the objects might be
