Towards a Philosophy of Real Mathematics
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Towards a Philosophy of Real Mathematics

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ISBN-13:
9780521035255
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2006
Seiten:
300
Autor:
David Corfield
Gewicht:
440 g
Format:
229x152x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Preface; 1. Introduction: a role for history; Part I. Human and Artificial Mathematicians: 2. Communicating with automated theorem provers; 3. Automated conjecture formation; 4. The role of analogy in mathematics; Part II. Plausibility, Uncertainty and Probability: 5. Bayesianism in mathematics; 6. Uncertainty in mathematics and science; Part III. The Growth of Mathematics: 7. Lakatos's philosophy of mathematics; 8. Beyond the methodology of mathematical research programmes; 9. The importance of mathematical conceptualisation; Part IV. The Interpretation of Mathematics: 10. Higher dimensional algebra; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
Corfield sets out a variety of approaches to new thinking about the philosophy of mathematics.