Ideas of Danielle Macbeth, by Theme

[American, fl. 2007, Professor at Haverford College, Pennsylvania.]

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3. Truth / E. Pragmatic Truth / 1. Pragmatic Truth
Does the pragmatic theory of meaning support objective truth, or make it impossible?
6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 4. Definitions of Number / b. Greek arithmetic
Greek mathematics is wholly sensory, where ours is wholly inferential
14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 1. Scientific Theory
Seeing reality mathematically makes it an object of thought, not of experience
18. Thought / D. Concepts / 1. Concepts / a. Concepts
For pragmatists a concept means its consequences