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#### Proofs and Refutations

Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 42.00Proofs and Refutations is for those interested in the methodology, philosophy and history of mathematics. more...

#### Philosophy of Mathematics

Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 60.00Seminal articles in the philosophy of mathematics by Russell, Quine, Gödel and other major thinkers. more...

#### The Argument of Mathematics

Springer 2013; US$ 179.00Written by experts in the field, this volume presents a comprehensive investigation into the relationship between argumentation theory and the philosophy of mathematical practice. Argumentation theory studies reasoning and argument, and especially those aspects not addressed, or not addressed well, by formal deduction. The philosophy of mathematical... more...

#### Mathematics, Computer Science and Logic - A Never Ending Story

Springer 2013; US$ 109.00This book presents four mathematical essays which explore the foundations of mathematics and related topics ranging from philosophy and logic to modern computer mathematics. While connected to the historical evolution of these concepts, the essays place strong emphasis on developments still to come.Â The book originated in a 2002 symposium celebrating... more...

#### A Systemic Perspective on Cognition and Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95This book is devoted to the study of human thought, its systemic structure, and the historical development of mathematics both as a product of thought and as a fascinating case analysis. After demonstrating that systems research constitutes the second dimension of modern science, the monograph discusses the yoyo model, a recent ground-breaking development... more...

#### Berkeley's Philosophy of Mathematics

University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00In 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...

#### MATHEMATICS AND THE NATURAL SCIENCES

World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 140.00This 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...

#### Figures of Thought

Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95Rarely 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...

#### Philosophy of Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 36.95Philosophy of Mathematics is an excellent introductory text. This student friendly book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. It includes the following topics: * the mathematical image * platonism * picture-proofs * applied mathematics * Hilbert and Godel * knots and nations * definitions * picture-proofs... more...

#### Conceptual Roots of Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95The 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...