John P. Burgess's Mathematics, Models, and Modality: Selected Philosophical PDF

By John P. Burgess

ISBN-10: 0521189675

ISBN-13: 9780521189675

ISBN-10: 0521880343

ISBN-13: 9780521880343

John Burgess is the writer of a wealthy and artistic physique of labor which seeks to safeguard classical common sense and arithmetic via counter-criticism in their nominalist, intuitionist, relevantist, and different critics. this option of his essays, which spans twenty-five years, addresses key themes together with nominalism, neo-logicism, intuitionism, modal good judgment, analyticity, and translation. An advent units the essays in context and provides a retrospective appraisal in their goals. the quantity might be of curiosity to a variety of readers throughout philosophy of arithmetic, good judgment, and philosophy of language.

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