Philosophy: Philosophy of Mathematics

  • 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

  • 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

  • Philosophy of Probability: Contemporary Readings book cover

    Philosophy of Probability: Contemporary Readings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Eagle

    Philosophy of Probability: Contemporary Readings is the first anthology to collect essential readings in this important area of philosophy. Featuring the work of leading philosophers in the field such as Carnap, Hájek, Jeffrey, Joyce, Lewis, Loewer, Popper, Ramsey, van Fraassen, von Mises, and many…

    Paperback – 2010-11-19
    Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy

  • 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

  • Gottlob Frege book cover

    Gottlob Frege

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Erich Reck

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) taught at the University of Jena for thirty years, and was scarcely known outside a small circle of professional mathematicians and philosophers. However, later in the twentieth century he came to be recognized as someone who, in demonstrating the affinity of logic with…

    Hardback – 2005-12-07
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes, Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2000-10-12
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • 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

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