More PreciselyThe Math You Need to do Philosophy 

Eric SteinhartBooksMore Precisely

The Second Edition of More Precisely is expected to appear in late 2017. It will contain a new set of exercises. Stay tuned. You can follow the links below to download supplementary materials and exercises associated with the chapters of More Precisely. All files are PDFs. Noncommercial educational use of these materials is encouraged! Instructors: If you'd like answer keys for the exercises, please contact Broadview. Exercises for Chapter 1 SetsThese exercises cover the material in Chapter 1 of More Precisely.
Supplementary Material for Chapter 2 RelationsThis file adds to the material in Chapter 2 of More Precisely. The file gives examples of functions associated with the genetic code, fuzzy sets, and Quine’s Democritean worlds.
Exercises for Chapter 2 RelationsThis file contains exercises for Chapter 2 of More Precisely.
Supplementary Material for Chapter 4 SemanticsThis file adds to the material in Chapter 4 of More Precisely. The file focuses on semantics for tensed statements using temporal counterpart theory. It develops an explicit model of a universe with times and gives explicit truthconditions for tensed statements both de re and de dicto relative to that model.
Supplementary Material for Chapter 7 InfinityThis file adds to the material in Chapter 7 of More Precisely. The file gives several examples of recursive definitions that converge to limits.
Exercises for Chapters 7 and 8 InfinityThis file contains exercises for Chapters 7 and 8 of More Precisely. The exercises cover both countable and uncountable infinities.
Supplementary Material for Chapter 8 Bigger InfinitiesThis file adds to the material in Chapter 8 of More Precisely. The file deals with combinatorial hierarchies in metaphysics. It discusses 7 types of combinatorial hierarchies, including van Inwagen’s vitalist hierarchy, Goodman’s nominalist hierarchy, Maddy’s pluralist hierarchy, the ZFCU hierarchy, Lewis’s modal realist hierarchy, Quine’s hierarchy of pure sets, and the Pythagorean hierarchy.

29 May 2017 