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If Zalta objects exist, would there be a contingently abstract obligation?

One of the posits of Zaltaesque object theory (let's call it that, since there is something vaguely Kafkaesque about logicist realism) is that for every set of assertible encoding relations there is ...
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Is the logicist definition of "analytic" consistent with Kant?

Kant famously distinguished between analytic and synthetic a priori knowledge as two kinds of knowledge that can be acquired a priori, that is, without relying on experience. The distinction is that ...
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Is there a historically plausible account of the real numbers?

Frege's ill-fated program to define the natural numbers in terms of abstraction was intended as a genuine account of what natural numbers are, not just a way of encoding numbers in set theory like ...