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#### 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...

#### 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, 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...

#### 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...

#### The Best Writing on Mathematics 2011

Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95This 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 SCIENCES

World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 153.00This 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...

#### Un mondo di idee

Springer 2011; US$ 29.95La 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...

#### Plato's Problem

Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 36.00What is mathematics about? And how can we have access to the reality it is supposed to describe? The book tells the story of this problem, first raised by Plato, through the views of Aristotle, Proclus, Kant, Frege, Gödel, Benacerraf, up to the most recent debate on mathematical platonism. more...