Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The Virtues of Aristotle book cover

    The Virtues of Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By D. S. Hutchinson

    Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered…

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

  • Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy book cover

    Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Carson, Lisa Shabel

    There is a long tradition, in the history and philosophy of science, of studying Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, but recently philosophers have begun to examine the way in which Kant’s reflections on mathematics play a role in his philosophy more generally, and in its development. For example, in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History book cover

    Analytic Philosophy

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Preston

    Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, from Frege to Dummet. It offers readers 17 chapters, written especially for this volume by an international cast of leading scholars. Some chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
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  • Abstract Entities book cover

    Abstract Entities

    1st Edition

    By Sam Cowling

    Think of a number, any number, or properties like fragility and humanity. These and other abstract entities are radically different from concrete entities like electrons and elbows. While concrete entities are located in space and time, have causes and effects, and are known through empirical means…

    Paperback – 2017-02-17
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    New Problems of Philosophy

  • The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations book cover

    The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nuno Venturinha

    Sixty years after its first edition, there is an increasing consensus among scholars that the work posthumously published as Philosophical Investigations represents something that is far from a complete picture of Wittgenstein’s second book project. G.H. von Wright’s seminal research on the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Bolzano

    Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano’s Paradoxien. This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Mathematics and the Image of Reason book cover

    Mathematics and the Image of Reason

    1st Edition

    By Mary Tiles

    A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge book cover

    Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By James Robert Brown

    This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts of both approaches, Brown defends Platonism by arguing…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics book cover

    Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Detlefsen

    These questions arise from any attempt to discover an epistemology for mathematics. This collection of essays considers various questions concerning the nature of justification in mathematics and possible sources of that justification. Among these are the question of whether mathematical…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
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  • Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics book cover

    Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Pasquale Frascolla

    Wittgenstein's role was vital in establishing mathematics as one of this century's principal areas of philosophic inquiry. In this book, the three phases of Wittgenstein's reflections on mathematics are viewed as a progressive whole, rather than as separate entities. Frascolla builds up a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
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  • The Meaning of the Concept of Probability in Application to Finite Sequences (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Meaning of the Concept of Probability in Application to Finite Sequences (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Putnam

    First published in 1990, this is a reissue of Professor Hilary Putnam’s dissertation thesis, written in 1951, which concerns itself with The Meaning of the Concept of Probability in Application to Finite Sequences and the problems of the deductive justification for induction. Written under the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
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  • Frege, Dedekind, and Peano on the Foundations of Arithmetic (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Frege, Dedekind, and Peano on the Foundations of Arithmetic (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Donald Gillies

    First published in 1982, this reissue contains a critical exposition of the views of Frege, Dedekind and Peano on the foundations of arithmetic. The last quarter of the 19th century witnessed a remarkable growth of interest in the foundations of arithmetic. This work analyses both the reasons for…

    Paperback – 2012-10-15
    Routledge

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