An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics

Cambridge University Press (2012)
Machine generated contents note: 1. Mathematics and its philosophy; 2. The limits of mathematics; 3. Plato's heaven; 4. Fiction, metaphor, and partial truths; 5. Mathematical explanation; 6. The applicability of mathematics; 7. Who's afraid of inconsistent mathematics?; 8. A rose by any other name; 9. Epilogue: desert island theorems.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy  SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
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Call number QA8.4.C654 2012
ISBN(s) 9780521826020   0521826020
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