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Field – – Journal of Symbolic Logic 49 1: Resnik – – Philosophical Studies 47 2: Field – – Philosophy of Science 48 3: David Liggins – – Erkenntnis 68 1: Science without Numbers Second Edition Hartry Field Second edition of a landmark work by one of the world’s leading philosophers Revised, updated, and sciennce by the author. An Inferential Conception of the Application of Mathematics. Cotnoir and Donald L. Space, Time, and Stuff Frank Arntzenius. Hartry Field argues that we can explain the utility of mathematics without assuming it true.

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