Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

Book Review: Jody Azzouni. Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism

Julian C. Cole

Article information

Source
Notre Dame J. Formal Logic Volume 46, Number 2 (2005), 235-247.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 2 June 2005

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1117755153

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1117755153

Subjects
Primary: 00A30: Philosophy of mathematics [See also 03A05]

Keywords
fictionalism social construction ontological commitment

Citation

Cole, Julian C. Book Review: Jody Azzouni. Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism . Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 46 (2005), no. 2, 235--247. doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1117755153. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1117755153.


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References

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