A Note on the Relation Between Formal and Informal Proof

Acta Analytica 25 (4):447-458 (2010)
Using Carnap’s concept explication, we propose a theory of concept formation in mathematics. This theory is then applied to the problem of how to understand the relation between the concepts formal proof and informal, mathematical proof
Keywords Concept formation in mathematics  Explication  Formal proof  Informal proof  Mathematization
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DOI 10.1007/s12136-009-0084-y
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