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The Oxford handbook of philosophy of math and logic

Author: Stewart Shapiro
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford handbooks in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covers the state of the art in the philosophy of maths and logic, giving the reader an overview of the major problems, positions, and battle lines. The chapters in this book contain both exposition  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Shapiro
ISBN: 0195148770 9780195148770
OCLC Number: 56874015
Description: 784 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Philosophy of Mathematics and Its Logic: Introductory Overview ; 2. Philosophy of Mathematics in the Modern Period ; 3. Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism ; 4. The Logicism of Frege, Dedekind and Russell ; 5. Logicism in the 21st Century ; 6. Logicism Reconsidered ; 7. Formalism ; 8. Intuitionism ; 9. Intuitionism and Mathematics ; 10. Intuitionism Reconsidered ; 11. Quine and the Web of Belief ; 12. Three Forms of Naturalism ; 13. Naturalism Reconsidered ; 14. Nominalism ; 15. Nominalism Reconsidered ; 16. Structuralism ; 17. Structuralism Reconsidered ; 18. Predicativity ; 19. Mathematics - Application and Applicability ; 20. Logical Consequence, Proof Theory, and Model Theory ; 21. Logical Consequence From a Constructivist Point of View ; 22. Relevance in Reasoning ; 23. No Requirement of Relevance ; 24. Higher-order Logic ; 25. Higher-order Logic Reconsidered
Series Title: Oxford handbooks in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Stewart Shapiro.


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