Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

3Series in Philosophy of Mathematics

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