Putnam’s Constructivization Argument

  • Akihiro KanamoriEmail author
Part of the Outstanding Contributions to Logic book series (OCTR, volume 9)


We revisit Putnam’s constructivization argument from his Models and Reality, part of his model-theoretic argument against metaphysical realism. We set out how it was initially put, the commentary and criticisms, and how it can be specifically seen and cast, respecting its underlying logic and in light of Putnam’s contributions to mathematical logic.


Constructibility \(V= L\) Model-theoretic argument Metaphysical realism 


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  1. 1.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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