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What are the philosophical implications of using inconsistent mathematics?

Why mathematicians would prefer at times to work with inconsistent systems (from which I assume everything can be proven unless changing the logic used)? In particular, how could working with an ...
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Did Hegel logically derive his philosophy?

Hegel claims to have logically derived his philosophy; replaced a quote that was out of context with this one << Hegel's Science of Logic, introduction §62 "In the Phenomenology of Mind I ...
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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 ...