A Defence of Mathematical Pluralism

Philosophia Mathematica 13 (3):252-276 (2005)
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We approach the philosophy of mathematics via an analysis of mathematics as it is practised. This leads us to a classification in terms of four concepts, which we define and illustrate with a variety of examples. We call these concepts background conventions, context, content, and intuition.
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DOI 10.1093/philmat/nki017
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