Philosophy of Mathematics Products

  • Abstract Entities

    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 – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Analytic Philosophy

    An Interpretive History

    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 – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Seeing-as and Novelty 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

    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

  • Einstein, Tagore and the Nature of Reality

    Edited by Partha Ghose

    The nature of reality has been a long-debated issue among scientists and philosophers. In 1930, Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein had a long conversation on the nature of reality. This conversation has been widely quoted and discussed by scientists, philosophers and scholars from the literary…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1938 and 1993, this set offers a range of scholarship covering Aristotle’s logic, virtues and mathematics as well as a consideration of De Anima and of his work on physics, specifically light. The first two books are in themselves a pair, which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Mathematics in Aristotle

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Structure of Aristotelian Logic

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Virtues of Aristotle

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

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