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Is there a foundation of philosophy? [duplicate]

I'm asking about some advice on what to read on the following subjects: I think that, in order to be able to start thinking or talking about anything, some grand constructs are already present, the ...
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What are the philosophical implications of using inconsistent mathematics?

I have stumbled across the idea of 'inconsistent mathematics' and could not fully understand: why mathematicians would prefer at times to work with inconsistent systems (from which I assume everything ...