Essays on the Foundations of Mathematics

Springer (2010)
Abstract
Translator's introduction -- Fundamental questions of geometry -- The decidability requirement -- The origin of the concept of number -- Implicit definition and the proper grounding of mathematics -- Rigid bodies in geometry -- Prelude to geometry : the essential ideas -- Physical and mathematical geometry -- Natural geometry -- The concept of the differential -- Reflections on the proper grounding of mathematics I -- Concepts and proofs in mathematics -- Dimension and space in mathematics -- Reflections on the proper grounding of mathematics II -- The axiomatic method in modern mathematics.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy  Logic, Symbolic and mathematical  mathématiques
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Call number QA8.6.P38 2010
ISBN(s) 9789048194155
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