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Did it take till the likes of Lakoff and the 20th-21st century to have truly direct naturalized reasons for logic and math?

Thirty-Second Overview of Embodied Cognition as a Philosophical Theory George Lakoff and the cognitive semanticists as well as embodied cognition might find it's clearest, most popular expression in ...
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Is this definition a necessary or possible (contingent) truth?

Firstly, it should be set down that those statements that fall under our concept of definition diverge into a variety of types that are yet to be clearly delineated, quite ironically for the etymology ...
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Is this definition a necessary or possible (contingent) truth?

That sentence is not a definition. A definition is an attempt to fix a meaning to a term. What you have is an attempt to establish a metaphysical necessity between an entity and a property. The MW ...
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Is this definition a necessary or possible (contingent) truth?

My two cents: Even if "Pegasus" is rigid, why shouldn't there be a (mythological) world where this thing does not fly? So, it is flying contingently. Not sure, what you mean by definition, ...
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