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  • n. Plural form of nominalism.


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  • Since many of these nominalisms are compatible with non-naturalist as well as ontologically naturalist motivations, we do not discuss them here.

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The Hawaiians were much impressed by such whimsical nominalisms.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • (forthcoming) discusses various nominalisms, i.e., views which countenance only spatiotemporal entities.

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • Aristotle, whether we suppose them to have come directly from his hand or to be the tradition of his school, is sufficient to show how great was the mental activity which prevailed in the latter half of the fourth century B.C.; what eddies and whirlpools of controversies were surging in the chaos of thought, what transformations of the old philosophies were taking place everywhere, what eclecticisms and syncretisms and realisms and nominalisms were affecting the mind of Hellas.



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