Philosophy of Mathematics

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPhilosophies of the Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationA Guide
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages68-91
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781405199957
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010

Keywords

  • Deflationary nominalism
  • Gödelian Platonist - connections between "perception" of mathematical objects and physical entities
  • Nominalism in mathematics
  • Philosophical reflection about mathematics
  • Philosophy of mathematics
  • Platonism in mathematics - ontological question in philosophy of mathematics
  • Platonists and nominalists - importantly different conceptions
  • Structuralist Platonism - mathematical structuralism, mathematics as study of structures
  • epistemological issues pertaining to nature of mathematical knowledge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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Bueno, O. (2010). Philosophy of Mathematics. In Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide (pp. 68-91). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444315578.ch4