Mathematical Objects and Worlds
Priest (Graham)
Source: Priest - Towards Non-Being, 2005, Chapter 7
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    Chapter 7 provides a noneist account of mathematical and other abstract objects, and of worlds (possible and impossible). It then discusses a number of objections, such as that this is just a form of Platonism in disguise.
  1. Introduction: Kinds of Non-Existent Object;
  2. Abstract Objects;
  3. Worlds;
  4. Five Objections;
  5. Referring;
  6. Knowing;
  7. The a Priori;
  8. Applying Mathematics;
  9. Platonism;
  10. Conclusion


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