Logic & Philosophy of Science Colloquium
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Content Carving for Fun and Profit"
Frege speaks mysteriously of recarving the contents of statements apparently not about abstract objects to reveal hidden abstract commitments. The paper develops a conception of content carving that is a bit (not much) less mysterious than Frege's, and considers its consequences for mathematical ontology.
Friday, February 21, 2003
Refreshments will be served