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Frederik Wellmann

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MATHEMATICS (MS 1-278)

Nominal and real definitions; definition of terms, e.g., "postulate," "axiom," "corrollary," "theorem," which are employed in mathematical or geometrical demonstration; canon of demonstration. Long digression which begins with recognition of seven schools of philosophy each determined by the emphasis placed upon one or more of the following concepts: form, matter, and entelechy. The relationship of these schools to the realist-nominalist controversy, with special attention given to the Aristotelian position. The nature of signs: sign and related notions, especially form, law, habit and entelechy; sign as having its being in the power, not act, of determining matter; sign as entelechy.

Axioms, nominal, Definition of incomprehensible things, real, Definition of incomprehensible things, Entelechy, Form, Habit (see also Belief; Thirdness), Law(s), Mathematics, simplest Mathematics, Matter, schools of America, Realism, Sign(s)

pp. 1-52 (p. 25 missing), with 11 pp. of variants

Robin

1903~?

4

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MATHEMATICS / THE SIMPLEST MATHEMATICS

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