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Thinking About Mathematics: The Philosophy of Mathematics (edition 2000)

by Stewart Shapiro

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'Stewart Shapiro admirably provides an accessible introduction to contemporary thinking in mathematics, while avoiding caricature of the technicalities. His ease with the subject and lucid style makes this book a succinct introduction to a fascinating intellectual discipline.' Times Literary SupplementThinking about Mathematics covers the range of philosophical issues and positions concerning mathematics. The text describes the questions about mathematics that motivated philosophers throughout its history and covers historical figures, such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill. It presents the major positions and arguments concerning mathematics throughout the twentieth century, bringing the reader up to the present positions and battle lines.… (more)
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Authors:Stewart Shapiro
Info:Oxford University Press (2000), Paperback, 328 pages
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Logicism, formalism, intuitionism, realism vs nominalism, etc.
  fpagan | Jan 11, 2007 |
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