3 edition of **philosophy of mathematics.** found in the catalog.

philosophy of mathematics.

Louis Osgood Kattsoff

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- 39 Currently reading

Published
**1948** by Iowa State College Press in Ames .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Philosophy.

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LC Classifications | QA9 .K24 |

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Pagination | ix, 266 p. |

Number of Pages | 266 |

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Open Library | OL6030006M |

LC Control Number | 48006084 |

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Gets very dense and complicated as it goes supportselschools.com by: Philosophy of Mathematics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stephen Francis Barker is an American philosopher of mathematics, a professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and a former faculty member at the University of Southern California, the University of Virginia, and Ohio State /5.

Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy book. Read 51 reviews from the world This book seems more of an esoteric digression than a practical assistance to those trying to understand and employ math. Philosophy of mathematics. book Goodreads description of this book reports that it is a seminal work, but not for me.4/5.

Philosophy of Arithmetic (German: Philosophie der Arithmetik. Psychologische und logische untersuchungen) is an book about the philosophy of mathematics by the philosopher Edmund Husserl. Husserl's first published book, it is a synthesis of his studies in mathematics, under Karl Weierstrass, with his studies in philosophy and psychology, under Franz Brentano, to whom it is Author: Edmund Husserl.

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The present book is an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics. It asks philosophical questions concerning fundamental concepts, constructions and methods - this is done from the standpoint of mathematical research and teaching.

It looks for answers both in mathematics and in the philosophy of mathematics from their beginnings till today. which Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy was originally published.] Thosewho, relying on the distinction between Math-ematical Philosophy and the Philosophy of Math-ematics, think that this book is out of place in the present Library, may be referred to what the au-thor himself says on this head in the Preface.

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Three philosophical views of mathematics are widely regarded as the ‘classic’ ones. Gottlob Frege () was a logician, mathematician, and philosopher whose work had enormous impact on Bertrand Russell and later on the young Ludwig Wittgenstein, making Frege one of the central influences on twentieth-century Anglo-American philosophy; he is considered the founder of analytic philosophy.

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