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Badiou's Number: A Critique of Mathematics as Ontology

Nirenberg, Ricardo ; Nirenberg, David

Critical Inquiry, Summer 2011, p.583 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Badiou's Number: A Critique of Mathematics as Ontology
  • Author: Nirenberg, Ricardo ; Nirenberg, David
  • Description: Nirenberg and Nirenberg demonstrates that Badiou's set-theoretical models for ontology are at best a priori commitments rather than necessary truths of the set theory within which they are made. Here they don't mean his general a priori commitment to realism but his commitments to specific models and...
  • Is Part Of: Critical Inquiry, Summer 2011, p.583
  • Identifier: ISSN: 00931896 ; E-ISSN: 15397858
  • Subjects: Badiou, Alain ; Set Theory ; Philosophy ; Mathematicians ; Ontology ; Logic
  • Language: English
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