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Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics

Author: Janet Folina; Scots Philosophical Club.
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan in association with the Scots Philosophical Club, 1992.
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A reconstruction of Henri Poincare's anti-realist philosophy of mathematics. Although Poincare is recognized as the greatest mathematician of the late 19th century, his contribution to the philosophy  Read more...

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Named Person: Henri Poincaré; Henri Poincaré
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Folina; Scots Philosophical Club.
ISBN: 0333558324 9780333558324
OCLC Number: 26721391
Description: xvii, 202 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface - Introduction - Kant and Mathematics, an Outline - Introduction to Poincar 's Theory of the Synthetic a Priori - Defending Mathematical Apriorism - Logic and Intuition - The Attack on Logicism - Set Theory and the Continuum - Poincar 's Theory of Predicativity - Poincar 's Theory of Meaning - Conclusion - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: Janet Folina.
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