Philosophy of Mathematics Today by Matthias Schirn
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The Philosophy of Mathematics Today

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Philosophy of Mathematics Today by Matthias Schirn

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The Philosophy of Mathematics Today gives a panorama of the best current work in this lively field, through twenty essays specially written for this collection by leading figures. The topics include indeterminacy, logical consequence, mathematical methodology, abstraction, and both Hilbert's and Frege's foundational programmes. The collection will be an important source for research in the philosophy of mathematics for years to come. Contributors Paul Benacerraf, George Boolos, John P. Burgess, Charles S. Chihara, Michael Detlefsen, Michael Dummett, Hartry Field, Kit Fine, Bob Hale, Richard G. Heck, Jnr., Geoffrey Hellman, Penelope Maddy, Karl-Georg Niebergall, Charles D. Parsons, Michael D. Resnik, Matthias Schirn, Stewart Shapiro, Peter Simons, W.W. Tait, Crispin Wright.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198236542
ISBN-10: 0198236549
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 162mm x 40mm)
Pages: 652
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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A collection of twenty essays which deal with foundational issues, from the nature of mathematical knowledge and mathematical existence to logical consequence, abstraction, and the notions of set and natural number. A variety of prominent approaches to the philosophy of mathematics are represented and criticized.

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