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- Open Court 2013; US$ 49.95
During the academic year 1940-1941, several giants of analytic philosophy congregated at Harvard: Bertrand Russell, Alfred Tarski, Rudlof Carnap, W. V. Quine, Carl Hempel, and Nelson Goodman were all in residence. This group held regular private meetings, with Carnap, Tarski, and Quine being the most frequent attendees. Carnap, Tarski, and Quine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
What was the basis for the adoption of mathematics as the primary mode of discourse for describing natural events by a large segment of the philosophical community in the seventeenth century? In answering this question, this book demonstrates that a significant group of philosophers shared the belief that there is no necessary correspondence between... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00
One main interest of philosophy is to become clear about the assumptions, premisses and inconsistencies of our thoughts and theories. And even for a formal language like mathematics it is controversial if consistency is acheivable or necessary like the articles in the firt part of the publication show. Also the role of formal derivations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Logical Foundations of Mathematics offers a study of the foundations of mathematics, stressing comparisons between and critical analyses of the major non-constructive foundational systems. The position of constructivism within the spectrum of foundational philosophies is discussed, along with the exact relationship between topos theory and set... more...
- Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 7.68
Albrecht Beutelspacher und Marcus Wagner versammeln die schönsten klassischen Aufgaben und Rätsel aus dem großen Reich der Knobeleien. Mit der Gewissheit: Diese Aufgaben muss man einfach kennen. Denn sie führen uns zu süßen Verführungen, zum Paradies mit Schinkenspeck- und Käsestückchen, zu Jägern und zu Bären und natürlich zu der Frage, warum Kühe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
Wittgenstein's role was vital in establishing mathematics as one of this century's principal areas of philosophic inquiry. In this book, the three phases of Wittgenstein's reflections on mathematics are viewed as a progressive whole, rather than as separate entities. Frascolla builds up a systematic construction of Wittgenstein's representation of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Rarely has the history or philosophy of mathematics been written about by mathematicians, and the analysis of mathematical texts themselves has been an area almost entirely unexplored. Figures of Thought looks at ways in which mathematical works can be read as texts, examines their textual strategies and demonstrates that such readings provide a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The Conceptual Roots of Mathematics is a comprehensive study of the foundation of mathematics. J.R. Lucas, one of the most distinguished Oxford scholars, covers a vast amount of ground in the philosophy of mathematics, showing us that it is actually at the heart of the study of epistemology and metaphysics. more...