No successful infinite regress

Laureano Luna

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/LLP.2014.005

Abstract


We model infinite regress structures — not arguments — by means of ungrounded recursively defined functions in order to show that no such structure can perform the task of providing determination to the items composing it, that is, that no determination process containing an infinite regress structure is successful.

Keywords


infinite regress; order; non well-foundedness; recursion; ungroundedness; recursively defined function; determination system

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