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Topic: beliefs and propositional attitudes
Topic: number as the extension of a class of equinumerous classes
Topic: number as a progression for counting and 11 relations
 
Reference
Ackerman, D.,
"De re propositional attitudes toward integers", pp. 145153, in Shahan, R.W., Swoyer, C. (ed.),
Essays on the Philosophy of W.V. Quine, Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1979.
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147 ;;Quote: if believe that 5 is the smallest perfect number than believe it de re; different than an existence predicate
 147+;;Quote: de re belief if believe of something vs. de dicto belief that something exists
 150 ;;Quote: a number is such that J believes 'n is F' de re iff J believes at least one member of the set of propositions for 'n is F'
 151 ;;Quote: a numeral directly specifies the position of its referent in the progression of numbers; i.e., a system of generating and counting
 151 ;;Quote: suppose that J knows that 1100 base 2 is 1100 base 2 (de re) but not that 1100 base 2 is 12; should be know de re

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