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Thinking about mathematics : the philosophy of mathematics

Stewart Shapiro 1951-

2000

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QA 8.4 .S532 2000 )()

  • Title:
    Thinking about mathematics : the philosophy of mathematics
  • Author: Stewart Shapiro 1951-
  • Description: What is so interesting about mathematics (for a philosopher)? -- potpourri of questions and attempted answers -- Plato's rationalism, and Aristotle -- Near opposites : Kant and Mill -- Logicism : is mathematics (just) logic? -- Formalism : do mathematical statements mean anything? -- Intuitionism : is something wrong with our logic? -- Numbers exist -- No they don't -- Structuralism.
  • Local Note: acq2005phl
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: xiii, 308 p. : ill ; 22 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0192893068 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Mathematics -- Philosophy
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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