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Philosophy of mathematics : selected writings

Author: Charles S Peirce; Matthew E Moore
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
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The philosophy of mathematics plays a vital role in the mature philosophy of Charles S. Peirce. Peirce received rigorous mathematical training from his father and his philosophy carries on in decidedly mathematical and symbolic veins. For Peirce, math was a philosophical tool and many of his most productive ideas rest firmly on the foundation of mathematical principles. This volume collects Peirce's most important  Read more...
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Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914.
Philosophy of mathematics.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)502029613
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Peirce; Matthew E Moore
ISBN: 9780253004697 0253004691
OCLC Number: 669512771
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. [The nature of mathematics] (1895) --
2. The regenerated logic (1896) --
3. The logic of mathematics in relation to education (1898) --
4. The simplest mathematics (1902) --
5. The essence of reasoning (1893) --
6. New elements of geometry (1894) --
7. On the logic of quantity (1895) --
8. Sketch of dichotomic mathematics (1903) --
9. [Pragmatism and mathematics] (1903) --
10. Prolegomena to an apology for pragmaticism (1906) --
11. ['Collection' in The century dictionary] (1888-1914) --
12. [On collections and substantive possibility] (1903).
Responsibility: Charles S. Peirce ; edited by Matthew E. Moore.

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