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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael D Resnik
|Description:||xxi, 647 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Field's response. Part 2 Another anti-realist response - mathematics is really talk about possibilities involving concrete objects. Part 3 Maddy's realism - mathematical objects are like ordinary concrete objects and known by similar means. Part 4 Other approaches to realism. Part 5 Second-order logic - a new tool for logicists and other mathematical reductionists? Part 6 Structuralism - mathematics studies structures.|
|Series Title:||International research library of philosophy, 13.; International research library of philosophy., Philosophy of mathematics and science.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Michael D. Resnik.|