FOM: Re: Kreisel's Realism

33142716300 PALMA@POLY.POLYTECHNIQUE.FR palma at
Fri May 11 13:34:59 EDT 2001

there are two relevant pieces, one is in ACTA PHILOSOPHICA FINNICA 
and onein the Br. Jour. Phil of Sci

have a good week end

for my whereabouts, email me and ask.

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On Thu, 10 May 2001, A.P. Hazen wrote:

>    (Origin of Kreisel dictum: the issue is one of the objectivity of
> mathematical knowledge, not the existence of mathematical objects.)
>    Dummett, in the preface to "Truth and  Other Enigmas," attributes it to
> Kreisel "in a review of Wittgenstein."  My recollection is that some years
> ago several of my friends tried, unsuccessfully, to find the exact source,
> and took to calling it "a dictum often attributed to Kreisel."
> --
> Allen Hazen
> Philosophy Department
> University of Melbourne

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