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#### What is Mathematics, Really?

Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 18.99Tries to refine the philosophy of mathematics to reflect what mathematicians really do, and argues that mathematics must be understood in a social context. more...

#### Mathematical Thought and Its Objects

Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00In Mathematical Thought and Its Objects, Charles Parsons examines the notion of object. more...

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

Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 269.00InSeptember2000theArchéCentrelauncheda ve-yearresearchprojecten- tled the Logical and Metaphysical Foundations of Classical Mathematics. Its goal was to study the prospects, philosophical and technical, for abstractionist foundations for the classical mathematical theories of the natural, real and complex numbers and standard set theory. Funding was... more...

#### Mathematical Knowledge

Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 74.99What is the nature of mathematical knowledge? Is it anything like scientific knowledge or is it sui generis? How do we acquire it? Should we believe what mathematicians themselves tell us about it? Are mathematical concepts innate or acquired? Eight new essays offer answers to these and many other questions. - ;What is the nature of mathematical knowledge?... more...

#### New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy

Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 124.99This volume shows the way to a proper understanding of the philosophical legacy of the great logician, mathematician, and philosopher Alfred Tarski (1902-1983). An international group of scholars examine the historical context of Tarski's work, his philosophical development, and his influence on philosophy of language and logic. - ;Tarski and Philosophy... more...

#### From Kant to Hilbert, 2

Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 98.99This two-volume work brings together a comprehensive selection of mathematical works from the period 1707-1930. During this time the foundations of modern mathematics were laid, and From Kant to Hilbert provides an overview of the foundational work in each of the main branches of mathmeatics with narratives showing how they were linked. Now available... more...

#### Harvey Friedman's Research on the Foundations of Mathematics

Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95This volume discusses various aspects of Harvey Friedman's research in the foundations of mathematics over the past fifteen years. It should appeal to a wide audience of mathematicians, computer scientists, and mathematically oriented philosophers. more...

#### From Kant to Hilbert, 1

Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 98.99This two-volume work brings together a comprehensive selection of mathematical works from the period 1707-1930. During this time the foundations of modern mathematics were laid, and From Kant to Hilbert provides an overview of the foundational work in each of the main branches of mathmeatics with narratives showing how they were linked. Now available... more...

#### A Structural Account of Mathematics

Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 45.00Charles Chihara presents a structural view of the nature of mathematics, and uses it to explain a number of striking features of mathematics that have puzzled philosophers for centuries. In particular, this perspective allows Chihara to show that, in order to understand how mathematical systems are applied in science, it is not necessary to assume... more...

#### Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99Mathieu Marion traces the development of Wittgenstein's thinking from the 1920s through to the 1950s, in the context of the mathematical and philosophical work of the time, making sense of ideas that have often been misunderstood. He shows that study of Wittgenstein's writings on mathematics is essential to a proper understanding of his philosophy.... more...