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[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 5. Definitions of Number / e. Caesar problem]

Full Idea

Various authors have argued that identity statements arising in the context of the 'Julius Caesar' problem in philosophy of mathematics constitute category mistakes.

Gist of Idea

Some suggest that the Julius Caesar problem involves category mistakes


Ofra Magidor (Category Mistakes [2013], 1.1 n1)

Book Reference

Magidor,Ofra: 'Category Mistakes' [OUP 2013], p.2

A Reaction

[She cites Benacerraf 1965 and Shapiro 1997:79]