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    The Applicability of Mathematics as a Philosophical Problem.Mark Steiner - 1998 - Harvard University Press.
    This book analyzes the different ways mathematics is applicable in the physical sciences, and presents a startling thesis--the success of mathematical physics ...
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    Mathematical explanation.Mark Steiner - 1978 - Philosophical Studies 34 (2):135 - 151.
  3. The Applicability of Mathematics as a Philosophical Problem.Mark Steiner - 2000 - Mind 109 (434):390-394.
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    Mathematical knowledge.Mark Steiner - 1975 - Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
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    Mathematics, explanation, and scientific knowledge.Mark Steiner - 1978 - Noûs 12 (1):17-28.
  6. Mathematical Knowledge.Mark Steiner - 1977 - Mind 86 (343):467-469.
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    The application of mathematics to natural science.Mark Steiner - 1989 - Journal of Philosophy 86 (9):449-480.
    The first part of the essay describes how mathematics, in particular mathematical concepts, are applicable to nature. mathematical constructs have turned out to correspond to physical reality. this correlation between the world and mathematical concepts, it is argued, is a true phenomenon. the second part of this essay argues that the applicability of mathematics to nature is mysterious, in that not only is there no known explanation for the correlation between mathematics and physical reality, but there is a good reason (...)
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  8. The Application of Mathematics to Natural Science.Mark Steiner - 1989 - Journal of Philosophy 86 (9):449-480.
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    The applicabilities of mathematics.Mark Steiner - 1995 - Philosophia Mathematica 3 (2):129-156.
    Discussions of the applicability of mathematics in the natural sciences have been flawed by failure to realize that there are multiple senses in which mathematics can be ‘applied’ and, correspondingly, multiple problems that stem from the applicability of mathematics. I discuss semantic, metaphysical, descriptive, and and epistemological problems of mathematical applicability, dwelling on Frege's contribution to the solution of the first two types. As for the remaining problems, I discuss the contributions of Hartry Field and Eugene Wigner. Finally, I argue (...)
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    Platonism and the causal theory of knowledge.Mark Steiner - 1973 - Journal of Philosophy 70 (3):57-66.
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    Empirical regularities in Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics.Mark Steiner - 2009 - Philosophia Mathematica 17 (1):1-34.
    During the course of about ten years, Wittgenstein revised some of his most basic views in philosophy of mathematics, for example that a mathematical theorem can have only one proof. This essay argues that these changes are rooted in his growing belief that mathematical theorems are ‘internally’ connected to their canonical applications, i.e. , that mathematical theorems are ‘hardened’ empirical regularities, upon which the former are supervenient. The central role Wittgenstein increasingly assigns to empirical regularities had profound implications for all (...)
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    Wittgenstein as his own worst enemy: The case of gödel's theorem.Mark Steiner - 2001 - Philosophia Mathematica 9 (3):257-279.
    Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics, Wittgenstein, despite his official 'mathematical nonrevisionism', slips into attempting to refute Gödel's theorem. Actually, Wittgenstein could have used Gödel's theorem to good effect, to support his view that proof, and even truth, are 'family resemblance' concepts. The reason that Wittgenstein did not see all this is that Gödel's theorem had become an icon of mathematical realism, and he was blinded by his own ideology. The essay is a reply to Juliet Floyd's work on Gödel: (...)
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  13. Mathematical rigor in physics.Mark Steiner - 1992 - In Michael Detlefsen (ed.), Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics. New York: Routledge. pp. 158.
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    Mathematical intuition and physical intuition in Wittgenstein's later philosophy.Mark Steiner - 2000 - Synthese 125 (3):333-340.
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    The philosophy of mathematics of Imre Lakatos.Mark Steiner - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (9):502-521.
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    Events and Causality.Mark Steiner - 1986 - Journal of Philosophy 83 (5):249.
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  17. Hume and Maimonides on imaginability and possibility.Mark Steiner - 2019 - In Samuel Lebens, Dani Rabinowitz & Aaron Segal (eds.), Jewish Philosophy in an Analytic Age. Oxford University Press, Usa.
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    Quine and Mathematical Reduction.Mark Steiner - 1978 - Southwestern Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):133-143.
    Quine has expressed the view that the reduction of one mathematical theory to another is merely the "modeling" of the one in the other. i argue that, just as in the physical sciences, some reductions "explain" the phenomena they reduce in addition to "modeling" them; and that, conversely, "modeling" one theory in another may actually destroy the explanatory value of the former.
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    Poincaré and the Philosophy of Mathematics.Mark Steiner - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (183):251-255.
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    Mathematical realism.Mark Steiner - 1983 - Noûs 17 (3):363-385.
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    Penrose and platonism.Mark Steiner - 2000 - In Emily Grosholz & Herbert Breger (eds.), The growth of mathematical knowledge. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 133--141.
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    Cartesian Scepticism and Epistemic Logic.Mark Steiner - 1979 - Analysis 39 (1):38 - 41.
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    Events and causality.Mark Steiner - 1986 - Journal of Philosophy 83 (5):249-264.
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    The Nature of Mathematical Knowledge by Philip Kitcher. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (8):449-456.
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    320 index.Aw Moore, John Allen Paulos, Ad Irvine, Brian Rotman, Mark Steiner & Neil Tennant - unknown - Philosophical Papers 1896 (99).
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    Author’s response.Mark Steiner - 2001 - Metascience 10 (1):32-38.
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    Explaining and Explaining Away in Mathematics: The Role of “Fitness”.Mark Steiner - 2023 - In Carl Posy & Yemima Ben-Menahem (eds.), Mathematical Knowledge, Objects and Applications: Essays in Memory of Mark Steiner. Springer. pp. 9-22.
    This heretofore-unpublished lecture focusses on the phenomenon of explanation by redescription in mathematics. In such cases, the explanandum is fitted into a new mathematical framework from which it can be easily derived or even seen to be self-evident.
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  28. Frege, the Natural Numbers, and Natural Kinds.Mark Steiner - 2000 - In Gila Sher & Richard Tieszen (eds.), Between logic and intuition: essays in honor of Charles Parsons. New York: Cambridge University Press. pp. 291.
     
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  29. Getting More out of Mathematics than What We Put In.Mark Steiner - 2011 - In John Polkinghorne (ed.), Meaning in mathematics. New York: Oxford University Press.
     
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    Kant's Misrepresentations of Hume's Philosophy of Mathematics in the Prolegomena.Mark Steiner - 1987 - Hume Studies 13 (2):400-410.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:400 KANT'S MISREPRESENTATIONS OF HUME'S PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS IN THE PROLEGOMENA In 1783, Immanuel Kant published the following reflections upon the philosophy of mathematics of David Hume, words which have colored all subsequent interpretations of the letter's work: Hume being prompted to cast his eye over the whole field of a priori cognitions in which human understanding claims such mighty possessions (a calling he felt worthy of a philosopher) (...)
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  31. Mathematical Autonomy.Mark Steiner - 1990 - Iyyun 39:101-14.
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    Mathematics Ayyded: The Case of Addition.Mark Steiner - 2008 - In Bonnie Gold & Roger A. Simons (eds.), Proof and Other Dilemmas: Mathematics and Philosophy. Mathematical Association of America. pp. 313.
  33. Philosophy: Advanced Test Graduate Record Examination.Mark Steiner & Edward C. Gruber - 1966 - Arco.
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    Philosophy: advanced test.Mark Steiner - 1972 - New York,: Arco. Edited by Judith F. Tormey.
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    Teaching Elementary Arithmetic through Applications.Mark Steiner - 2003 - In Randall Curren (ed.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Education. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. pp. 354–364.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Logical Applications Empirical Applications Wittgenstein: A Social Constructivist?
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  36. The ontological argument.Mark Steiner - 2003 - In Paul K. Moser & Paul Copan (eds.), The Rationality of Theism. Routledge. pp. 280.
     
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    Mathematics as a science of patterns. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 2000 - Philosophical Review 109 (1):115-118.
    For the past hundred years, mathematics, for its own reasons, has been shifting away from the study of “mathematical objects” and towards the study of “structures”. One would have expected philosophers to jump onto the bandwagon, as in many other cases, to proclaim that this shift is no accident, since mathematics is “essentially” about structures, not objects. In fact, structuralism has not been a very popular philosophy of mathematics, probably because of the hostility of Frege and other influential logicists, and (...)
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    Wittgenstein on the Foundations of Mathematics. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1980 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 49 (4):1415-1417.
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    Wittgenstein and the Turning-Point in the Philosophy of Mathematics. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1989 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 54 (3):1098-1100.
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    Ontology and the Vicious Circle Principle. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (7):184-196.
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    Hilbert's Program: An Essay on Mathematical Instrumentalism by Michael Detlefsen. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1991 - Journal of Philosophy 88 (6):331-336.
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    Review of Mark Steiner: The Applicability of Mathematics as a Philosophical Problem[REVIEW]Mark Steiner & Peter Simons - 2001 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 52 (1):181-184.
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    Review of S. Sternberg, Group Theory and Physics[REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1995 - Philosophia Mathematica 3 (3):313-316.
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    Lakatos' Philosophy of Mathematics: A Historical Approach by Teun Koetsier. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1993 - Isis 84:619-620.
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    Lakatos' Philosophy of Mathematics: A Historical Approach. Teun Koetsier. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1993 - Isis 84 (3):619-620.
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    Proof, logic and formalization, edited by Detlefsen Michael, Routledge, London and New York 1992, x + 241 pp. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1993 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 58 (4):1459-1462.
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    Review: Michael Detlefsen, Proof, Logic and Formalization. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1993 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 58 (4):1459-1462.
  48. Review: Michael Detlefsen, Proof, Logic and Formalization. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1994 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 59 (4):1459-1462.
     
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    Stephan Korner. The philosophy of mathematics. An introductory essay. Hutchinson and Co., Ltd., London 1960, 198 pp. Paperbound reprint, Harper torchbooks, Harper Brothers, New York 1962, 198 pp. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1975 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 40 (4):588-593.
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    Shanker S. G.. Wittgenstein and the turning-point in the philosophy of mathematics. Croom Helm, Beckenham, Kent, and State University of New York Press, Albany 1987, xi + 358 pp. [REVIEW]Mark Steiner - 1989 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 54 (3):1098-1100.
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