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Philosophy of mathematics : an anthology

Author: Dale Jacquette
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
Series: Blackwell philosophy anthologies, 15.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Jacquette
ISBN: 0631218696 9780631218692 063121870X 9780631218708
OCLC Number: 45784178
Description: xii, 428 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is mathematics about? / Michael Dummett --
Mathematical explanation / Mark Steiner --
Frege versus Cantor and Dedekind : on the concept of number / William w. Tait --
The present situation in the philosophy of mathematics / Henry Mehlberg --
What numbers are / N.P. White --
Mathematical truth / Paul Benacerraf --
Ontology and mathematical truth / Michael Jubien --
An anti-realist account of mathematical truth / Graham Priest --
What mathematical knowledge could be / Jerrold J. Katz --
The philosophical basis of our knowledge of number / William Demopoulos --
Mathematical proof / G.H. Hardy --
What does a mathematical proof prove? / Imre Lakatos --
The four-color problem / Kenneth Appel and Wolfgang Haken --
Knowledge of proofs / Peter pagin --
The phenomenology of mathematical proof / Gian-Carlo Rota --
Mechanical procedures and mathematical experience / Wilfried Sieg --
Intuitionism and formalism / L.E.J. Brouwer --
Mathematical intuition / Charles Parsons --
Brouwerian intuitionism / Michael Detlefsen --
A problem for intuitionism : the apparent possibility of performing infinitely many tasks in a finite time / A.W. Moore --
A pragmatic analysis of mathematical realism and intuitionism / Michel J. Blais --
Sets and numbers / Penelope Maddy --
Sets, aggregates, and numbers / Palle Yourgrau --
The approaches to set theory / John Lake --
Where do sets come from? / Harold T. Hodes --
Conceptual schemes in set theory / Robert McNaughton --
What is required of a foundation for mathematics?/ John Mayberry.
Series Title: Blackwell philosophy anthologies, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Dale Jacquette.

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