Routledge (1999)

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James Robert Brown
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
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_Philosophy 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 and Wittgenstein * computation, proof and conjecture. The book is ideal for courses on philosophy of mathematics and logic.
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Call number QA8.4.B76 1999
ISBN(s) 9780203980378   9780415122757   0415122740   0415122759   9780415122740   0203980379
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