1989 | Mathematics without Numbers |
p.86 | 8698 | Modal structuralism says mathematics studies possible structures, which may or may not be actualised |
p.114 | 9557 | Statements of pure mathematics are elliptical for a sort of modal conditional |
p.229 | 10263 | Modal structuralism can only judge possibility by 'possible' models |
2007 | Structuralism |
§1 | p.537 | 8922 | Maybe mathematical objects only have structural roles, and no intrinsic nature |
§1 | p.537 | 8921 | Structuralism is now common, studying relations, with no regard for what the objects might be |