18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics

18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics

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Collection of the most interesting recent writings on the philosophy of mathematics written by highly respected researchers from philosophy, mathematics, physics, and chemistry Interdisciplinary book that will be useful in several fieldsa€”with a cross-disciplinary subject area, and contributions from researchers of various disciplinesDoes this mean that set-theoretic language is dispensable to an ordinary mathematician? ... ontology, a word derived from the Greek for a€œto bea€; and if what you say implies that something exists, then you are making an ontological commitment.


Title:18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics
Author:Reuben Hersh
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-01-16
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