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Mathematics; Philosophy

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  • New Essays on Tarski and Philosophyby Douglas Patterson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 124.99

    This 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, 2by William Bragg Ewald

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 98.99

    This 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...

  • From Kant to Hilbert, 1by William Bragg Ewald

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 98.99

    This 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 Mathematicsby Charles S. Chihara

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 45.00

    Charles 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 Mathematicsby Mathieu Marion

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    Mathieu 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...

  • Berkeley's Philosophy of Mathematicsby Douglas M. Jesseph

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    In this first modern, critical assessment of the place of mathematics in Berkeley's philosophy and Berkeley's place in the history of mathematics, Douglas M. Jesseph provides a bold reinterpretation of Berkeley's work. Jesseph challenges the prevailing view that Berkeley's mathematical writings are peripheral to his philosophy and argues that mathematics... more...

  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2011by Mircea Pitici; Freeman Dyson

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    This anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2011 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don't need to be a mathematician to enjoy them.... more...

  • MATHEMATICS AND THE NATURAL SCIENCESby Giuseppe Longo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 153.00

    This book identifies the organizing concepts of physical and biological phenomena by an analysis of the foundations of mathematics and physics. Our aim is to propose a dialog between different conceptual universes and thus to provide a unification of phenomena. The role of “order” and symmetries in the foundations of mathematics is linked... more...

  • Mathematical Philosophyby Charles S. Peirce; Carolyn Eisele

    De Gruyter 1976; US$ 133.00

    New Elements of Mathematics by Charles S. Peirce : Mathematical Philosophy more...

  • Un mondo di ideeby Roberto Lucchetti; Ciro Ciliberto

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.95

    La variet e l interesse dei contributi alla Lettera Matematica Pristem hanno spinto i curatori, d accordo con il comitato di redazione, a proporre in questa raccolta alcuni articoli apparsi sulla rivista dalla sua fondazione ad oggi. atica Pristem una rivista, edita dalla Springer-Verlag Italia, che affronta temi legati alla ricerca matematica, ai... more...