Explanation in Ethics and Mathematics: Debunking and Dispensability

Uri Leibowitz (Editor), Neil Sinclair (Editor)

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How far should our realism extend, and how should we understand the entities referred to by mathematical and ethical talk? This volume explores how argumentative strategies in the philosophy of mathematics might apply to ethics, and vice versa. A team of experts breaks new ground in both areas and illuminates new questions, arguments, and problems.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages267
ISBN (Electronic)9780191824326
ISBN (Print)9780198778592
StatePublished - Jun 2016


  • Mathematics -- Philosophy
  • moral properties
  • ethics
  • mathematical objects


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