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A structural account of mathematics, Charles S. Chihara

Label
A structural account of mathematics
Title
A structural account of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Charles S. Chihara
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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1932-
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Chihara, Charles S.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Mathematics
Label
A structural account of mathematics, Charles S. Chihara
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-372) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Five Puzzles in Search of an Explanation.
  • p. 8
  • 2.
  • Geometry and Mathematical Existence.
  • p. 27
  • 3.
  • van Inwagen Puzzle.
  • p. 49
  • 4.
  • Structuralism.
  • p. 62
  • 5.
  • Platonism.
  • p. 99
  • 6.
  • Minimal Anti-Nominalism.
  • p. 151
  • 7.
  • Constructibility Theory.
  • p. 169
  • 8.
  • Constructible Structures.
  • p. 218
  • 9.
  • Applications.
  • p. 229
  • 10.
  • If-Thenism.
  • p. 293
  • 11.
  • Field's Account of Mathematics and Metalogic.
  • p. 317
  • App. A.
  • Some Doubts About Hellman's Views.
  • p. 349
  • App. B.
  • Balaguer's Fictionalism.
  • p. 356
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 363
  • Index.
  • p. 373
Control code
ocm53155755
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 380 p.
Isbn
9780199267538
Lccn
2004271816
Label
A structural account of mathematics, Charles S. Chihara
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-372) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Five Puzzles in Search of an Explanation.
  • p. 8
  • 2.
  • Geometry and Mathematical Existence.
  • p. 27
  • 3.
  • van Inwagen Puzzle.
  • p. 49
  • 4.
  • Structuralism.
  • p. 62
  • 5.
  • Platonism.
  • p. 99
  • 6.
  • Minimal Anti-Nominalism.
  • p. 151
  • 7.
  • Constructibility Theory.
  • p. 169
  • 8.
  • Constructible Structures.
  • p. 218
  • 9.
  • Applications.
  • p. 229
  • 10.
  • If-Thenism.
  • p. 293
  • 11.
  • Field's Account of Mathematics and Metalogic.
  • p. 317
  • App. A.
  • Some Doubts About Hellman's Views.
  • p. 349
  • App. B.
  • Balaguer's Fictionalism.
  • p. 356
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 363
  • Index.
  • p. 373
Control code
ocm53155755
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 380 p.
Isbn
9780199267538
Lccn
2004271816

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