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finitism

/ (ˈfaɪnaɪtˌɪzəm) /
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philosophy logic the view that only those entities may be admitted to mathematics that can be constructed in a finite number of steps, and only those propositions entertained whose truth can be proved in a finite number of stepsCompare intuitionism

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