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Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction

ISBN13: 9781405189910
ISBN: 1405189916
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $44.95
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 344
Average Goodreads rating: 3.56/5 (9 ratings)

Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction provides a critical analysis of the major philosophical issues and viewpoints in the concepts and methods of mathematics - from antiquity to the modern era.
Offers beginning readers a critical appraisal of philosophical viewpoints throughout history Gives a separate chapter to predicativism, which is often (but wrongly) treated as if it were a part of logicism Provides readers with a non-partisan discussion until the final chapter, which gives the author's personal opinion on where the truth lies Designed to be accessible to both undergraduates and graduate students, and at the same time to be of interest to professionals