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The metaontology of abstraction

@inproceedings{Hale2009TheMO,
  title={The metaontology of abstraction},
  author={B. Hale and C. Wright},
  year={2009}
}
ion as a legitimate form of implicit definition has been authenticated. And it is this, so it may be suggested, that requires the development of satisfactory answers to (M) and (E) and related questions. If it looks as if the truth of abstraction principles may turn on substantial metaphysical hostages, or as if there are special problems about knowing that they are true, or can be stipulated to be true, this appearance needs to be disarmed before the abstractionist can expect much sympathy for… Expand
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