Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) Mathematical Metaphysics Mathematical MetaphysicsThe propositions of mathematics are devoid of all factual content; they convey no information whatever on empirical subject matter. - Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) Mathematical Metaphysics - An Infinity

Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) Extremely High Degrees of Certainty Extremely High Degrees of CertaintyA geometrical theory in physical interpretation can never be validated with mathematical certainty ... ; like any other theory of empirical science, it can acquire only a more

Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) Finely Tuned to Nature Finely Tuned to NatureThe most distinctive characteristic which differentiates mathematics from the various branches of empirical science, and which accounts for its fame as the queen of the sciences, is

Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) The planksipĀ® point in the p.(x) QFT Horizon Principle ...to characterize the import of pure geometry, we might use the standard form of a movie-disclaimer: No portrayal of the characteristics of geometrical figures or of the spatial properties of