Princeton Foundations of Contemporary Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

Editor/Author Linnebo, Oystein
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-1-40-088524-4
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Available
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Philosophy of Mathematics presents a sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading contemporary scholars.

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Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
    • Chapter One: Mathematics as a Philosophical Challenge
    • Chapter Two: Frege's Logicism
    • Chapter Three: Formalism and Deductivism
    • Chapter Four: Hilbert's Program
    • Chapter Five: Intuitionism
    • Chapter Six: Empiricism about Mathematics
    • Chapter Seven: Nominalism
    • Chapter Eight: Mathematical Intuition
    • Chapter Nine: Abstraction Reconsidered
    • Chapter Ten: The Iterative Conception of Sets
    • Chapter Eleven: Structuralism
    • Chapter Twelve: The Quest for New Axioms
    • Concluding Remarks
    • Bibliography