Philosophy of Mathematics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444515551, 9780080930589

Philosophy of Mathematics

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Andrew Irvine
Series Editors: Dov M. Gabbay Paul Thagard John Woods
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444515551
eBook ISBN: 9780080930589
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 11th June 2009
Page Count: 733
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Table of Contents

  1. The Foundations of Mathematics (W.D. Hart)
  2. Realism (Mark Balaguer)
  3. Aristotelian Realism (James Franklin)
  4. Empiricism (David Bostock)
  5. Kantianism (Mary Tiles)
  6. Logism (Jaakko Hintikka)
  7. Formalism (Peter Simons)
  8. Constructivism (David McCarty)
  9. Fictionalism (Daniel Bonevac)
  10. Structuralism (Fraser MacBride)
  11. Set Theory from Cantor to Cohen (Akihiro Kanamori)
  12. Alternative Set Theories (Peter Apostoli, Roland Hinnion, Akira Kanda & Thierry Libert)
  13. Philosophies of Probability (Jon Williamson)
  14. Computability (Wilfried Sieg)
  15. Inconsistent Mathematics (Chris Mortensen)
  16. Mathematics and the World (Mark Colyvan)

Description

  1. The Foundations of Mathematics (W.D. Hart)
  2. Realism (Mark Balaguer)
  3. Aristotelian Realism (James Franklin)
  4. Empiricism (David Bostock)
  5. Kantianism (Mary Tiles)
  6. Logism (Jaakko Hintikka)
  7. Formalism (Peter Simons)
  8. Constructivism (David McCarty)
  9. Fictionalism (Daniel Bonevac)
  10. Structuralism (Fraser MacBride)
  11. Set Theory from Cantor to Cohen (Akihiro Kanamori)
  12. Alternative Set Theories (Peter Apostoli, Roland Hinnion, Akira Kanda & Thierry Libert)
  13. Philosophies of Probability (Jon Williamson)
  14. Computability (Wilfried Sieg)
  15. Inconsistent Mathematics (Chris Mortensen)
  16. Mathematics and the World (Mark Colyvan)

Key Features

-Comprehensive coverage of all main theories in the philosophy of mathematics -Clearly written expositions of fundamental ideas and concepts -Definitive discussions by leading researchers in the field -Summaries of leading-edge research in related fields (set theory, computability theory, probability theory, paraconsistency) are also included

Readership

-Comprehensive coverage of all main theories in the philosophy of mathematics -Clearly written expositions of fundamental ideas and concepts -Definitive discussions by leading researchers in the field -Summaries of leading-edge research in related fields (set theory, computability theory, probability theory, paraconsistency) are also included


Details

No. of pages:
733
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 2007
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080930589
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444515551

About the Series Volume Editors

Andrew Irvine Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

About the Series Editors

Dov M. Gabbay Series Editor

Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundred and fifty research papers and over thirty research monographs. He is editor of several international Journals, and many reference works and Handbooks of Logic.

Affiliations and Expertise

King's College London, UK

Paul Thagard Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Waterloo, Canada

John Woods Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada