[FOM] Mathematical explanation

Thomas Forster T.Forster at dpmms.cam.ac.uk
Mon Oct 24 05:40:06 EDT 2005

Well, here's a position that has at least the beneifit of clarity and 

No explanations without counterfactuals
No counterfactuals without contingency
All of Mathematics is necessary
No explanations in mathematics!

I'm not saying i believe it, but finding the right place to pick holes 
might be a useful discipline.

On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, paolo mancosu wrote:

> I do agree with Richard Heck that we are not yet at 
> the stage where we can map a conceptual chart of 
> all the possible positions. 

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