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Philosophy of Mathematics

An Introduction to a World of Proofs and Pictures

Philosophy of Mathematics
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US$ 36.95
Philosophy of Mathematics is an excellent introductory text. This student friendly book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. It includes the following topics:
* the mathematical image
* platonism
* picture-proofs
* applied mathematics
* Hilbert and Godel
* knots and nations
* definitions
* picture-proofs and Wittgenstein
* computation, proof and conjecture.
The book is ideal for courses on philosophy of mathematics and logic.
Taylor and Francis; August 2005
232 pages; ISBN 9781134806430
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