On 1/11/2019 3:24 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:

Anyway, the question is if it is true or false. In mathematics,mechanism restricts realism only to finite mathematics, or arithmetic.This is basically the idea that 2+2=4, and that this is trueindependently of me.

`But "true"and "exist" are different things. Mathematics uses "exist" to`

`mean "satisfies some predicate". But we don't think Waston existed`

`because he satisfied "the companion of Homes".`

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