Philosophy of Mathematics: A Contemporary Introduction to the World of Proofs and Pictures

Routledge (2008)
Abstract
1. Introduction : the mathematical image -- 2. Platonism -- 3. Picture-proofs and Platonism -- 4. What is applied mathematics? -- 5. Hilbert and Gödel -- 6. Knots and notation -- 7. What is a definition? -- 8. Constructive approaches -- 9. Proofs, pictures and procedures in Wittgenstein -- 10. Computation, proof and conjecture -- 11. How to refute the continuum hypothesis -- 12. Calling the bluff.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy
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Call number QA8.4.B76 2008
ISBN(s) 9780415960472   0415960479   9780415960489
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Mark Zelcer (2013). Against Mathematical Explanation. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 44 (1):173-192.
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