Philosophy of Mathematics Selected Readings /Edited by Paul Benacerraf, Hilary Putnam. P. BENACERRAF and H. PUTNAM “Philosophy of Mathematics. Philosophy of mathematics Selected readings SECOND EDITION Edited by Paul Benacerraf Hilary Putnam Cambridge University Press | €ambridge” + London. Philosophy of mathematics: selected readings / edited and with an numbers could not be / Paul Benacerraf; Mathematics without foundations / Hilary Putnam .

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This is a fairly abstract book to read.

One “sleeper” I’d like to recommend that is not usually included in comparisons of books in this field is Steinhart: Beyond the issues of categorization, discovery, math as model vs. The argument against Mill bwnacerraf that mathematical propositions are unfalsifiable: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Books by Paul Benacerraf. Did not expect to enjoy this as much as I did. The essays cover a broad range of positions, many of which of course I disagree with.

But it is rewarding to see that even among analytic philosophers there remains a variety of approaches which are irreducible to one another. Nearly nothing is taken for granted; at its most abstract even the relationship between mathematics and logic is questioned.

Includes several classic essays from the first edition, a representative selection of the most influential work of the past twenty years, a substantial introduction, and an extended bibliography.


Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings by Paul Benacerraf

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FlumWolfgang Thomas Limited preview – As is, though, it provides a great breadth of helpful papers and arguments in the field. Were these theorems false? Please try again later. Lists with This Book.

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English Choose a language for shopping. This entry has no external links. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are many essays in this book that question how we should characterize our relationship with numbers, or how numbers are or are not in the world.


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