Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

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This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts of both approaches, Brown defends Platonism by arguing that only a Platonistic approach can account for concept acquisition in a number of special cases in the sciences. He also argues for a particular view of applied mathematics,… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (March 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 194 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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