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Mathematics; Philosophy

  • 80 Years of Zentralblatt MATHby Olaf Teschke; Bernd Wegner; Dirk Werner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 29.38

    Founded in 1931 by Otto Neugebauer, Zentralblatt MATH (ZBMATH) celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2011. This book provides reviews from each of the 80 years of ZBMATH, including author profiles and a generously illustrated history of the ZBMATH. more...

  • The Arché Papers on the Mathematics of Abstractionby Roy T. Cook

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 185.07

    InSeptember2000theArchéCentrelauncheda 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...

  • The Argument of Mathematicsby Andrew Aberdein; Ian J Dove

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 141.52

    This book presents a comprehensive investigation into the relationship between argumentation theory and the philosophy of mathematical practice. It offers large array of examples ranging from the history of mathematics to formal proof verification. more...

  • Berkeley's Philosophy of Mathematicsby Douglas M. Jesseph

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 37.00

    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 US$ 15.96

    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...

  • Carnap, Tarski, and Quine at Harvardby Greg Frost-Arnold

    Open Court 2013; US$ 49.99

    During 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...

  • Conceptual Roots of Mathematicsby J.R. Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The 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...

  • Einführung in mathematisches Denken und Arbeitenby Joachim Hilgert; Max Hoffmann; Anja Panse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 18.29

    Sie studieren Mathematik im ersten oder zweiten Semester? Das Verstehen der Vorlesungen und das Lösen der Übungsaufgaben fällt Ihnen nicht unbedingt leicht? Sie wissen nicht genau, ob Sie fit für die Prüfung sind? Dann kann Ihnen dieses Arbeitsbuch rund um grundlegende Inhalte und Studiertechniken im Mathematikstudium helfen. Die Autoren greifen... more...

  • Essays on the Foundations of Mathematics by Moritz Paschby Stephen Pollard

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 141.52

    Moritz Pasch is justly celebrated as a key figure in the history of axiomatic geometry. Less well known are his contributions to other areas of foundational research. This volume features English translations of 14 papers he published between 1917-1926. more...

  • Figures of Thoughtby David Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Rarely 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...