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The philosophy of mathematics

an introductory essay.

by Stephan Körner

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Published by Hutchinson University Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Series[Hutchinson university library :] Philosophy, Hutchinson University Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA9 .K677
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5817657M
    LC Control Number61002584

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This unique book by Stewart Shapiro looks at a range of philosophical issues and positions concerning mathematics in four comprehensive sections. Part I describes questions and issues about mathematics that have motivated philosophers since the beginning of intellectual by: "This book is a breath of fresh air for undergraduate philosophy of mathematics.

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Books shelved as philosophy-of-mathematics: Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings by Paul Benacerraf, Thinking about Mathematics: The Philosophy o.

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As an historical map of the phil-math terrain, this book is /5. The amazing thing about the little handful of books on Mathematical Philosophy by Shapiro, Frege, Russell and of course Benacerraf and Putnam's classic, is the paucity of literature in this key field. Some will say that mathematical philosophy, or the closely related philosophy of mathematics, only began in the 's in by: Philosophy of Mathematics book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stephen Francis Barker is an American philosopher of mathematics, a professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and a former faculty member at the University of Southern California, the University of Virginia, and Ohio State /5.

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Other important thinkers whose work is introduced and discussed include Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, David Hilbert, Kurt Gödel, W. Quine, Paul Benacerraf, and Hartry H. Field. Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy. In the words of Bertrand Russell, "Because language is misleading, as well as because it is diffuse and inexact when applied to logic (for which it was never intended), logical symbolism is absolutely necessary to any exact or thorough treatment of mathematical philosophy.".4/5.

The philosophy of mathematics studies the nature of mathematical truth, mathematical proof, mathematical evidence, mathematical practice, and mathematical explanation.

Three philosophical views of mathematics are widely regarded as the ‘classic’ ones. A volume in Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Book • Edited by: Andrew D. Irvine. Browse book content. About the book. kinds of questions that have encouraged philosophers and mathematicians alike to focus their attention on issues in the philosophy of mathematics.

Over the centuries a number of reasonably well-defined. The result is a handbook that not only provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments but that also serves as an indispensable resource for anyone wanting to learn about current developments in the philosophy of mathematics.-Comprehensive coverage of all main theories in the philosophy of mathematics-Clearly written expositions of.

This concise book provides a systematic, accessible introduction to the field that is trying to answer that question: the philosophy of mathematics.

Øystein Linnebo, one of the world’s leading scholars on the subject, introduces all of the classical approaches to the field as well as more specialized issues, including mathematical intuition. Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings, edited by Paul Benacerraf and Hilary Putnam, is one of the standard essay collections, and introduces the classical schools: formalism, intuitionism and logicism.

But there are newer points of view. Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Latin for Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy), often referred to as simply the Principia (/ p r ɪ n ˈ s ɪ p i ə, p r ɪ n ˈ k ɪ p i ə /), is a work in three books by Isaac Newton, in Latin, first published 5 July After annotating and correcting his personal copy of the first edition, Newton published two further editions, in Language: New Latin.

The final factor in the transformation of the philosophy of mathematics is the rise of modern logic. Developed by Frege, Cantor and others in the late nineteenth century, modern logic pervades contemporary mathematics, philosophy and computer science, and has had an immeasurable effect on the philosophy of mathematics.

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If mathematics is regarded as a science, then the philosophy of mathematics can be regarded as a branch of the philosophy of science, next to disciplines such as the philosophy of physics and the philosophy of biology.

However, because of its subject matter, the philosophy of mathematics occupies a special place in the philosophy of science. Stephen F. Barker Philosophy of Mathematics Prentice-Hall Inc.

Acrobat 7 Pdf Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DRC + flatbed option.In this new introduction to the philosophy of mathematics, David Bostock guides the reader through the basic ideas on the nature of mathematics that have played a major part in the development of philosophy from antiquity to the chapters proceed historically, beginning with the earliest serious views on the interpretation of mathematics, due to Plato .Psychologische und logische untersuchungen) is an book about the philosophy of mathematics by the philosopher Edmund Husserl.

Husserl's first published book, it is a synthesis of his studies in mathematics, under Karl Weierstrass, with his studies in philosophy and psychology, under Franz Brentano, to whom it is dedicated, and Carl : Edmund Husserl.