Philosophy of mathematics : selected readings / edited by Paul Benacerraf, Hilary Putnam.

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1983
Physical description
viii, 600 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 052129648X
  • 0521227968
Notes
  • Bibliography: p. 571-600.
Contents
  • Symposium on the foundations of mathematics -- 1. The logicist foundations of mathematics / Rudolf Carnap -- 2. The intuitionist foundations of mathematics / Arend Heyting -- 3. The formalist foundations of mathematics / Johann Von Neumann -- Disputation / Arend Heyting -- Intuitionism and formalism / L.E.J. Brouwer -- Consciousness, philosophy, and mathematics / L.E.J. Brouwer -- The philosophical basis of intuitionistic logic / Michael Dummett -- The concept of number / Gottlob Frege -- Selections from Introduction to mathematical philosophy / Bertrand Russell -- On the infinite / David Hilbert -- Remarks on the definition and nature of mathematics / Haskell B. Curry -- Hilbert's programme / Georg Kreisel -- Empiricism, semantics, and ontology / Rudolf Carnap -- On platonism in mathematics / Paul Bernays -- What numbers could not be / Paul Benacerraf -- Mathematics without foundations / Hilary Putnam -- The a priori / Alfred Jules Ayer -- Truth by convention / W.V. Quine -- Carnap and logical truth / W.V. Quine -- On the nature of mathematical reasoning / Henri Poincare -- Mathematical truth / Paul Benacerraf -- Models and reality / Hilary Putnam -- Russell's mathematical logic / Kurt Gödel -- What is Cantor's continuum problem? / Kurt Gödel -- The iterative concept of set / George Boolos -- What is the iterative conception of set? / Charles Parsons -- The concept of set / Hao Wang.
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  • Bibliography
Language
  • English
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