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46(2010)1 - Fr. Prof. Michał Heller – Honoris Causa Doctor

Stanisław Wszołek

Mathematics and metaphysics. A short comment on the hypothesis of the matematicallity of the world

  • language: Polish


Summary

The paper presents the hypothesis of the mathematical rationality of the world put forward by Polish Platonist Michael Heller. There are to obstacles which make it difficult to understand this hypothesis. These are: (1) a conviction that mathematical entities are causally powerless and (2) a suspicion that mathematical objects, understood as ontological beings, are unintelligible.