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#### Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95What is mathematics about? Does the subject-matter of mathematics exist independently of the mind or are they mental constructions? How do we know mathematics? Is mathematical knowledge logical knowledge? And how is mathematics applied to the material world? In this introduction to the philosophy of mathematics, Michele Friend examines these and other... more...

#### Towards a Philosophy of Real Mathematics

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 53.00Corfield sets out a variety of approaches to new thinking about the philosophy of mathematics. more...

#### Visualization, Explanation and Reasoning Styles in Mathematics

Springer 2006; US$ 199.00This book contains groundbreaking contributions to the philosophical analysis of mathematical practice. Several philosophers of mathematics have recently called for an approach to philosophy of mathematics that pays more attention to mathematical practice. Questions concerning concept-formation, understanding, heuristics, changes in style of reasoning,... more...

#### The Arche Papers on the Mathematics of Abstraction

Springer 2007; US$ 269.00Collects together important papers concerning both the method of abstraction generally and the use of particular abstraction principles to reconstruct central areas of mathematics along logicist lines. This book focuses on extending the Neo-Fregean treatment to mathematics, and provides a test of the scope and limits of the neo-logicist project. more...

#### Philosophy of Mathematics, second edition

Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95In his long-awaited new edition of Philosophy of Mathematics , James Robert Brown tackles important new as well as enduring questions in the mathematical sciences. Can pictures go beyond being merely suggestive and actually prove anything? Are mathematical results certain? Are experiments of any real value? This clear and engaging book takes... more...

#### The Limits of Abstraction

Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 29.98Kit Fine develops a Fregean theory of abstraction, and suggests that it may yield a new philosophical foundation for mathematics, one that can account for both our reference to various mathematical objects and our knowledge of various mathematical truths. <i>The Limits of Abstraction</i> breaks new ground both technically and philosophically.... more...

#### Essays on the Foundations of Mathematics by Moritz Pasch

Springer 2010; US$ 209.00Moritz Pasch (1843-1930) is justly celebrated as a key figure in the history of axiomatic geometry. Less well known are his contributions to other areas of foundational research. This volume features English translations of 14 papers Pasch published in the decade 1917-1926. In them, Pasch argues that geometry and, more surprisingly, number theory are... more...

#### Foundational Theories of Classical and Constructive Mathematics

Springer 2011; US$ 179.00The book "Foundational Theories of Classical and Constructive Mathematics" is a book on the classical topic of foundations of mathematics. Its originality resides mainly in its treating at the same time foundations of classical and foundations of constructive mathematics. This confrontation of two kinds of foundations contributes to answering... more...

#### 80 Years of Zentralblatt MATH

Springer 2011; US$ 29.95Founded in 1931 by Otto Neugebauer as the printed documentation service "Zentralblatt fur Mathematik und ihre Grenzgebiete", Zentralblatt MATH (ZBMATH) celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2011. Today it is the most comprehensive and active reference database in pure and applied mathematics worldwide. Many prominent mathematicians have been... more...

#### Mathematical Philosophy

De Gruyter 1976; US$ 133.00New Elements of Mathematics by Charles S. Peirce : Mathematical Philosophy more...