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Single Idea 17625

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / K. Features of Logics / 1. Axiomatisation]

Full Idea

The fact that two apparently fruitful mathematical themes turn out to coincide makes it all the more likely that they're tracking a genuine strain of mathematical depth.

Gist of Idea

If two mathematical themes coincide, that suggest a single deep truth


Penelope Maddy (Defending the Axioms [2011], 5.3ii)

Book Reference

Maddy,Penelope: 'Defending the Axioms' [OUP 2013], p.129