Dialogues Concerning Natural Numbers

Peter Lang (2010)
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Two philosophical theories, mathematical Platonism and nominalism, are the background of six dialogues in this book. There are five characters in these dialogues: three are nominalists; the fourth is a Platonist; the main character is somewhat skeptical on most issues in the philosophy of mathematics, and is particularly skeptical regarding the two background theories.
Keywords mathematical Platonism  nominalism  Mill  Frege  Carnap
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Call number QA8.4.S29 2010
ISBN(s) 9781433107801   1433107805
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