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Philosophy of mathematics : set theory, measuring theories, and nominalism

Author: Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter
Publisher: Frankfurt ; New Brunswick : Ontos, 2008.
Series: Logos (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Bd. 13.
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One main interest of philosophy is to become clear about the assumptions, premisses and inconsistencies of our thoughts and theories. This book includes articles that gives us a hint into the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Philosophy of mathematics.
Frankfurt ; New Brunswick : Ontos, 2008
(OCoLC)264694024
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter
ISBN: 9783110323689 3110323680
OCLC Number: 853623249
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages).
Contents: Preface / Gerhard Preyer, Georg Peter --
Representationalism and set-theoretic paradox / Douglas Patterson --
Who's afraid of inconsistent mathematics? / Mark Colyvan --
Logical and semantic puritiy [i.e. purity] / Andrew Arana --
On using measuring numbers according to measuring theories / Wilhelm K. Essler --
The compulsion to believe: logical inference and normativity / Jody Azzouni --
Nominalism and mathematical intuition / Otávio Bueno --
Jobless objects: mathematical posits in crisis / Yvonne Raley --
Is indispensability still a problem for fictionalism? / Susan Vineberg --
Mill, Frege and the unity of mathematics / Madeline Muntersbjorn --
Descartes on mathematical essences / Raffaella de Rosa and Otávio Bueno.
Series Title: Logos (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Bd. 13.
Responsibility: Gerhard Preyer, Georg Peter (eds.).

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