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Topic: intuitionism
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Herman Jurjus

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Re: intuitionism
Posted: Oct 26, 2009 2:41 AM
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Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Keith Ramsay wrote:
>

>> I think it's a much better description of Brouwer's
>> point of view to say that it's not justified to assert
>> "p or not p" for every p. If you can find his collected
>> works try an early paper titled, ""The untrustworthiness
>> of the principles of logic" and get it just the way
>> that he put it himself.

>
> Not strictly relevant to this thread,
> but it has always seemed to me that the distinction
> between constructive and non-constructive results
> has greatly weakened the philosophical basis for intuitionism.


How do you mean that?

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Herman Jurjus



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