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Is the logicist definition of "analytic" consistent with Kant?

You're right: the Fregean/neo-Fregean talk of analytic truths is not one-to-one (so to say) with Kant's such talk. The SEP article on the analytic/synthetic distinction notes: Kant tried to spell out ...
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Is there a historically plausible account of the real numbers?

As far as I know, the modern concept of real numbers, as far as its historical semiotics go, in some places developed in the realization that an infinite series of simplest fractions, such as ...
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