Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Easwaran

    This book introduces students and researchers to the philosophical issues at play in the growing field of formal (or Bayesian) epistemology.  It focuses not on how to do particular calculations but instead on the philosophical foundations at the convergence of belief and mathematical representation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What Is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science. Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism book cover

    The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori book cover

    Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori, 1st Edition

    By David J. Stump

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990) book cover

    On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)

    1st Edition

    By Charles Parsons

    First published in 1990, this book consists of a detailed exposition of results of the theory of "interpretation" developed by G. Kreisel — the relative impenetrability of which gives the elucidation contained here great value for anyone seeking to understand his work. It contains more complex…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hao Wang

    First published in 1974. Despite the tendency of contemporary analytic philosophy to put logic and mathematics at a central position, the author argues it failed to appreciate or account for their rich content. Through discussions of such mathematical concepts as number, the continuum, set, proof…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Philoponus on Light book cover

    Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    1st Edition

    By Jean De Groot

    Originally published in 1991. Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Mathematics in Aristotle book cover

    Mathematics in Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heath

    Originally published in 1949. This meticulously researched book presents a comprehensive outline and discussion of Aristotle’s mathematics with the author's translations of the greek. To Aristotle, mathematics was one of the three theoretical sciences, the others being theology and the philosophy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Structure of Aristotelian Logic book cover

    The Structure of Aristotelian Logic

    1st Edition

    By James Wilkinson Miller

    Originally published in 1938. This compact treatise is a complete treatment of Aristotle’s logic as containing negative terms. It begins with defining Aristotelian logic as a subject-predicate logic confining itself to the four forms of categorical proposition known as the A, E, I and O forms. It…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

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