The Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introductory Essay

Dover Publications (1960)
Abstract
This lucid and comprehensive essay by a distinguished philosopher surveys the views of Plato, Aristotle, Leibniz, and Kant on the nature of mathematics. It examines the propositions and theories of the schools these philosophers inspired, and it concludes by discussing the relationship between mathematical theories, empirical data, and philosophical presuppositions. 1968 edition
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy
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Call number QA9.K677 2009
ISBN(s) 9780486471853  
DOI 10.1017/S0031819100055236
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