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#### Wittgenstein and the Turning Point in the Philosophy of Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

#### Carnap, Tarski, and Quine at Harvard

Open Court 2013; US$ 49.95During 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...

#### Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophy

Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95What 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...

#### 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...

#### Plato's Problem

Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00What 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...

#### Mathematics and the Image of Reason

Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic. 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...

#### 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...