Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics (Book, 1992) [Macalester College]
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Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics

Author: Janet Folina; Scots Philosophical Club.
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan in association with the Scots Philosophical Club, 1992.
Series: Macmillan studies in contemporary philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a sympathetic reconstruction of Henri Poincar's anti-realist philosophy of mathematics. Although Poincar is recognized as the greatest mathematician of the late 19th century, his  Read more...

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Named Person: Henri Poincaré; Henri Poincaré; Henri Poincaré
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Folina; Scots Philosophical Club.
ISBN: 0333558324 9780333558324 0312080522 9780312080525
OCLC Number: 26721391
Description: xvii, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface - Introduction - Kant and Mathematics, an Outline - Introduction to Poincar 's Theory of the Synthetic a Priori - Defending Mathematical Apriorism - Logic and Intuition - The Attack on Logicism - Set Theory and the Continuum - Poincar 's Theory of Predicativity - Poincar 's Theory of Meaning - Conclusion - Bibliography - Index
Series Title: Macmillan studies in contemporary philosophy.
Responsibility: Janet Folina.
Local System Bib Number:
.b14904342
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