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Bad company generalized.

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The paper is concerned with the bad company problem as an instance of a more general difficulty in the philosophy of mathematics. The paper focuses on the prospects of stability as a necessary condition on acceptability. However, the conclusion of the paper is largely negative. As a solution to the bad company problem, stability would undermine the prospects of a neo-Fregean foundation for set theory, and, as a solution to the more general difficulty, it would impose an unreasonable constrain...

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10.1007/s11229-007-9266-6

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Uzquiano, G More by this author
Journal:
Synthese
Volume:
170
Issue:
3
Pages:
331-347
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
URN:
uuid:d58cb788-b886-4134-9ad3-095db24192a9
Source identifiers:
67704
Local pid:
pubs:67704

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