Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction to the World of Proofs and Pictures

Routledge (1999)
Philosophy of Mathematics is clear and engaging, and student friendly The book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. Among topics discussed in the book are the mathematical image, platonism, picture-proofs, applied mathematics, Hilbert and Godel, knots and notation definitions, picture-proofs and Wittgenstein, computation, proof and conjecture.
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Call number QA8.4.B76 1999
ISBN(s) 0415122740   0415122759   9780415122740  
DOI 10.1093/mind/113.449.154
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