Against Categoricity

Publikation: KonferenzbeitragAbstract


According to the universism position in set theory, there is only aSingle Universe for set theory and all the models we build throughforcing have instrumental value: they are useful only until we findthe “true” one. The belief that this universe actually exists and theconsequent dismissal of a pluralist conception is based on two mainarguments: first, already inVwe can simulate different universes, sothere is no need to assume the existence of other universes: second, settheory is actually categorical, i.e. all the different models stemmingfrom it are in fact isomorphic. I argue that both arguments are offtarget
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 10 Jul 2020
VeranstaltungJoint Session of the Mind Association and Aristotelean Society: Open sessions - University of Kent, Canterbury, Großbritannien/Vereinigtes Königreich
Dauer: 10 Jul 202012 Jul 2020
Konferenznummer: 94


KonferenzJoint Session of the Mind Association and Aristotelean Society
KurztitelJoint Session
LandGroßbritannien/Vereinigtes Königreich

Systematik der Wissenschaftszweige 2012

  • 603 Philosophie, Ethik, Religion
  • 101 Mathematik


de Ceglie, M. (2020). Against Categoricity. Abstract von Joint Session of the Mind Association and Aristotelean Society, Canterbury, Großbritannien/Vereinigtes Königreich.