Ideas from 'Phil of Mathematics: why nothing works' by Hilary Putnam [1979], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Words and Life' by Putnam,Hilary (ed/tr Conant,James) [Harvard 1996,0-674-95607-9]].

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6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 1. Mathematical Platonism / b. Against mathematical platonism
How can you contemplate Platonic entities without causal transactions with them?