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The Resource Mathematics, models, and modality : selected philosophical essays, John P. Burgess, (electronic book)

Mathematics, models, and modality : selected philosophical essays, John P. Burgess, (electronic book)

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Mathematics, models, and modality : selected philosophical essays
Title
Mathematics, models, and modality
Title remainder
selected philosophical essays
Statement of responsibility
John P. Burgess
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This selection of Burgess's essays, which spans 25 years, addresses key topics including nominalism, neo-logicism, intuitionism, modal logic, analyticity, and translation. An introduction sets the essays in context and offers a retrospective appraisal of their aims
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
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1948-
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Burgess, John P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mathematics
  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
Label
Mathematics, models, and modality : selected philosophical essays, John P. Burgess, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Numbers and ideas -- Why I am not a nominalist -- Mathematics and Bleak House -- Quine, analyticity, and philosophy of mathematics -- Being explained away -- E pluribus unum : plural logic and set theory -- Logicism : a new look -- Tarski's tort -- Which modal logic is the right one? -- Can truth out? -- Quinus ab omni naevo vindicatus -- Translating names -- Relevance : a fallacy? -- Dummett's case for intuitionism
Control code
CR9780511487347
Extent
xiii, 301 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521880343
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
Mathematics, models, and modality : selected philosophical essays, John P. Burgess, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Numbers and ideas -- Why I am not a nominalist -- Mathematics and Bleak House -- Quine, analyticity, and philosophy of mathematics -- Being explained away -- E pluribus unum : plural logic and set theory -- Logicism : a new look -- Tarski's tort -- Which modal logic is the right one? -- Can truth out? -- Quinus ab omni naevo vindicatus -- Translating names -- Relevance : a fallacy? -- Dummett's case for intuitionism
Control code
CR9780511487347
Extent
xiii, 301 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521880343
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.

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