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    Beauty Is Not All There Is to Aesthetics in Mathematics.R. S. D. Thomas - forthcoming - Philosophia Mathematica:nkw019.
    Aesthetics in philosophy of mathematics is too narrowly construed. Beauty is not the only feature in mathematics that is arguably aesthetic. While not the highest aesthetic value, being interesting is a sine qua non for publishability. Of the many ways to be interesting, being explanatory has recently been discussed. The motivational power of what is interesting is important for both directing research and stimulating education. The scientific satisfaction of curiosity and the artistic desire for beautiful results are complementary but both (...)
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    Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth.R. S. D. Thomas - 1990 - Philosophia Mathematica (1-2):73-87.
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    Extreme Science: Mathematics as the Science of Relations as Such.R. S. D. Thomas - 2008 - In Bonnie Gold & Roger Simons (eds.), Proof and Other Dilemmas: Mathematics and Philosophy. Mathematical Association of America. pp. 245.
    This paper sets mathematics among the sciences, despite not being empirical, because it studies relations of various sorts, like the sciences. Each empirical science studies the relations among objects, which relations determining which science. The mathematical science studies relations as such, regardless of what those relations may be or be among, how relations themselves are related. This places it at the extreme among the sciences with no objects of its own (A Subject with no Object, by J.P. Burgess and G. (...)
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    Meanings in Ordinary Language and in Mathematics.R. S. D. Thomas - 1991 - Philosophia Mathematica (1):3-38.
  5. Mathematical Proof: Dedicated to the Memory of A. Thomas Tymoczko (1943 9 1-1996 8 9).R. S. D. Thomas - 1999 - Philosophia Mathematica 7 (1):3-4.
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    Editorial: Explanations, Policy, and Thanks.R. S. D. Thomas - 1993 - Philosophia Mathematica 1 (1):66-70.
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    Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics: The Cshpm 2017 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario.Amy Ackerberg-Hastings, Marion W. Alexander, Zoe Ashton, Christopher Baltus, Phil Bériault, Daniel J. Curtin, Eamon Darnell, Craig Fraser, Roger Godard, William W. Hackborn, Duncan J. Melville, Valérie Lynn Therrien, Aaron Thomas-Bolduc & R. S. D. Thomas (eds.) - 2018 - Springer Verlag.
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  8. Paul Ernest. Social Constructivism as a Philosophy of Mathematics.R. S. D. Thomas - 1999 - Philosophia Mathematica 7 (3):230-237.
     
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    Review of P. Ernest, Social Constructivism as a Philosophy of Mathematics[REVIEW]R. S. D. Thomas - 1999 - Philosophia Mathematica 7 (2):230-237.