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Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction (2009)

English | 2009 | ISBN-10:140518916, 1405189924 | 344 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction provides acritical analysis of the major philosophical issues and viewpointsin the concepts and methods of mathematics – from antiquity to themodern era.
Offers beginning readers a critical appraisal of philosophicalviewpoints throughout history
Gives a separate chapter to predicativism, which is often (butwrongly) treated as if it were a part of logicism
Provides readers with a non-partisan discussion until thefinal chapter, which gives the author s personal opinion onwhere the truth lies
Designed to be accessible to both undergraduates and graduatestudents, and at the same time to be of interest toprofessionals