Cambridge University Press (2012)

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Mark Colyvan
University of Sydney
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Machine generated contents note: 1. Mathematics and its philosophy; 2. The limits of mathematics; 3. Plato's heaven; 4. Fiction, metaphor, and partial truths; 5. Mathematical explanation; 6. The applicability of mathematics; 7. Who's afraid of inconsistent mathematics?; 8. A rose by any other name; 9. Epilogue: desert island theorems.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy  SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
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Call number QA8.4.C654 2012
ISBN(s) 0521826020   9780521826020   0521533414
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