Chris Menzel wrote: > On 27 Jul 2006 15:39:51 -0700, Rupert <email@example.com> said: >> >> That's a good question. One of these days I'll write a paper about why >> we're justified in believing the axioms to be true. In the meantime, >> Michael Potter's "Set Theory and its Philosophy" is worth a look. > > See also P. Maddy, "Believing the Axioms I" (Journal of Symbolic Logic > 53(2) (1988) 481-511) and "Believing the Axioms II" (JSL 53(3) (1988) > 736-764).
No! You beat me to it! My only consolation is that I recommended Maddy's articles in an another context in sci.math earlier today. Everyone interested in these issues should read them.
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