Grinworthy Quotes 14

Posted on January 18, 2018 by


In discussing the possibility of adopting category theory as a (the) foundations for mathematics, Jean-Pierre Marquis has this to say in his Stanford Encyclopedia article (2015):

To use a well-known metaphor: from a categorical point of view, Neurath’s ship has become a spaceship.

I hope there is a literature developing about Neurath’s spaceship.