Hypostatic abstraction

Hypostatic abstraction in mathematical logic , also known as hypostasis or subjectal abstraction , is a formal operation that transforms a predicate into a relation ; for example “Honey is sweet” is transformed into “Honey hassweetness”. The relationship is created entre les original subject and a new term That Represents the property Expressed by the original predicate. Continue Reading “Hypostatic abstraction”

Pure mathematics

Broadly speaking, pure mathematics is mathematics that studies completely abstract concepts . This paper is a recognizable category of mathematical activity from the nineteenth century onwards, [1] at variance with the trend towards meeting the needs of navigation , astronomy , physics , economics , engineering , and so on. Continue Reading “Pure mathematics”

Property (philosophy)

In philosophy , mathematics , and logic , a property is a characteristic of an object ; a red object is said to have the property of redness. The property may be considered a form of property in its own right. A property, but it may be instantiated , and often in more than one thing. It differs from the logical / mathematical concept of class by not HAVING Any concept of extensionality , and from the philosophical concept of classin that a property is considered to be distinct from the objects which possesses it. Understanding how different individual entities (or particulars) In Some can have some sense of the Saami properties is the basis of the problem of universals . The terms attribute and quality have similar meanings. Continue Reading “Property (philosophy)”


Daydreaming is a short-term detachment of one’s immediate surroundings, a person’s contact with reality is blurred and partly replaced by a visionary fantasy , especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake. Continue Reading “Daydream”


Abstractionism is the theory that the mind obtains some or all of its concepts by abstracting them from it already has, or from experience . [1] One may, for example, abstract ‘green’ from a set of experiences which involve green along with other properties . Also, for example, a generic concept like ‘vegetable’ from the already possessed concepts of its instances (carrot, broccoli, onion, etc.). This view was criticized by George Berkeley [2] and Peter Geach . [1] Continue Reading “Abstractionism”

Abstraction (mathematics)

Abstraction in mathematics is the process of extracting the Underlying gasoline of a mathematical concept Removing Any dependence is real world objects with qui it might Originally-have-been connected, and generalizing it so That It HAS ‘wider gold applications matching Among other abstract descriptions of equivalent phenomena . [1] [2] [3] Two of the most highly abstract areas of modern mathematics are theory theory and model theory . Continue Reading “Abstraction (mathematics)”

Abstract structure

An abstract structure is a formal object which is defined by a set of laws, properties and relationships in a way that is logically not always historically independent of the structure of contingent experiences, for example, those involving physical objects. Abstract Studied structures are not only in logic and mathematics aim in the fields That apply em, as computer science , and in the studies we That Reflect Them, Such As philosophy (especially the philosophy of mathematics ). Indeed, modern mathematics has been defined by the Bourbakigroup: see discussion there, at algebraic structure and also structure ). Continue Reading “Abstract structure”

Abstract process

The term abstract process Refers to abstractions as being white distinguishable as processes- ie , as concepts qui carry a meaning and functionality of operation with regard to other concepts. Within the study of abstractions, the term is used to Refer to processes as distinct from ” concepts ” or other objects qui carry no intrinsic functional meaning. Continue Reading “Abstract process”

Abstract and concrete

Abstract and concrete are classifications That denote whether a term Describes an object with a physical referent or one with no physical referents. They are most commonly used in philosophy and semantics . Abstract objects are sometimes called abstracta (singular abstractum ) and concrete objects are sometimes called concreta (sing concretum ). An abstract object is an object which does not exist at any particular time or place, but rather exists a type of thing, ie, an idea , orabstraction . [1] The term ‘abstract object’ is said to be coined by Willard Van Orman Quine . [2] The study of abstract objects is called abstract object theory . Continue Reading “Abstract and concrete”

Absent-minded professor

The missing-minded professor is a stock character of popular fiction, usually portrayed as a talented academic Whose academic brilliance is accompagné by below-by functioning in other areas, leading to forgetfulness and mistakes. One explanation of this is that highly talented individuals often have unevenly distributed capabilities, being brilliant in their field of choice. Alternatively, they are considered to be ingrained in their field of study that they forget their surroundings. Continue Reading “Absent-minded professor”