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Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings

Incidentally we later see Hempel making the exact same argument p. In a big way, this volume presents a smattering of approaches and best serves as an introductory text.

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But Brouwer’s attachment to “the customary manner of doing mathematics” and his eagerness to create an ism precluded this. Account Options Sign in.

Therefore, the doctrine goes, mathematical propositions are analytic a priori, they are true “by virtue of definitions” Hempel, p.

It is obvious that they care more about “the customary manner of doing mathematics” than about intuition in their treatment of geometry, which they dismiss as “reduce[able] Steve rated it really liked it Jul 01, Includes several classic essays from the first edition, a mathematlcs selection of the most influential work of the past twenty years, a substantial introduction, and an extended bibliography.


Both distinctions, sharply phillsophy by Hume, are claimed by Putnam not to be absolute. Showing of 8 reviews. I think most people would be better served by a modern book written on this subject, as the essays offer little background information, don’t always use consistent terminology, and have a lot of overlap.

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