Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The Price Index and its Extension: A Chapter in Economic Measurement book cover

    The Price Index and its Extension

    A Chapter in Economic Measurement, 1st Edition

    By Sydney N. Afriat

    The book is not an unrestricted survey engaging a vast and repetative literature, but a systematic treatise within clear boundaries, largely a document of Afriat's own work. The original motive of the work is to elaborate a concept of what really is a price index, which, despite some kind of…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • An Objective Theory of Probability (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    An Objective Theory of Probability (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Donald Gillies

    This reissue of D. A. Gillies highly influential work, first published in 1973, is a philosophical theory of probability which seeks to develop von Mises’ views on the subject. In agreement with von Mises, the author regards probability theory as a mathematical science like mechanics or…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02

  • Conceptual Roots of Mathematics book cover

    Conceptual Roots of Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By J.R. Lucas

    The Conceptual Roots of Mathematics is a comprehensive study of the foundation of mathematics. J.R. Lucas, one of the most distinguished Oxford scholars, covers a vast amount of ground in the philosophy of mathematics, showing us that it is actually at the heart of the study of epistemology and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Logic (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Philosophy of Logic (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Putnam

    First published in 1971, Professor Putnam's essay concerns itself with the ontological problem in the philosophy of logic and mathematics - that is, the issue of whether the abstract entities spoken of in logic and mathematics really exist. He also deals with the question of whether or not…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17

  • Fiction and Fictionalism book cover

    Fiction and Fictionalism

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Sainsbury

    Are fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes real? What can fiction tell us about the nature of truth and reality? In this excellent introduction to the problem of fictionalism R. M. Sainsbury covers the following key topics: what is fiction? realism about fictional objects, including the…

    Paperback – 2009-08-13
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics book cover

    Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Michele Friend

    What is mathematics about? Does the subject-matter of mathematics exist independently of the mind or are they mental constructions? How do we know mathematics? Is mathematical knowledge logical knowledge? And how is mathematics applied to the material world? In this introduction to the philosophy…

    Paperback – 2007-02-21

  • Frank Ramsey: Truth and Success book cover

    Frank Ramsey

    Truth and Success, 1st Edition

    By Jérôme Dokic, Pascal Engel

    Despite his tragic death at the age of 26, Frank Ramsey (1903 - 1930) remains one of the most intriguing minds of the twentieth century. His thought had a profound influence on both Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, and many strands of contemporary analytic philosophy find their origin in…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01

  • Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction to a World of Proofs and Pictures book cover

    Philosophy of Mathematics

    An Introduction to a World of Proofs and Pictures, 1st Edition

    By James Robert Brown

    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…

    Hardback – 1999-07-29
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • The Limits of Thought: Discussions between J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm book cover

    The Limits of Thought

    Discussions between J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm, 1st Edition

    By David Bohm, J. Krishnamurti

    Edited by Ray McCoy

    The Limits of Thought is a series of penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader, J. Krishnamurti and the renowned physicist, David Bohm.The starting point of their engaging exchange is the question: If truth is something different than reality, then what place has action in daily…

    Paperback – 1998-12-17

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