Brouwer meets Husserl: On the Phenomenology of Choice Sequences / Edition 1

Brouwer meets Husserl: On the Phenomenology of Choice Sequences / Edition 1

by Mark van Atten
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402050860

ISBN-13: 9781402050862

Pub. Date: 11/29/2006

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Can a line be analysed mathematically such a way that it does not fall apart into a set of discrete points? Are there objects of pure mathematics that can change through time? L. E. J. Brouwer argued that the two questions are related and that the answer to both is "yes", introducing the concept of choice sequences. This book subjects Brouwer's choice sequences to

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Overview

Can a line be analysed mathematically such a way that it does not fall apart into a set of discrete points? Are there objects of pure mathematics that can change through time? L. E. J. Brouwer argued that the two questions are related and that the answer to both is "yes", introducing the concept of choice sequences. This book subjects Brouwer's choice sequences to a phenomenological critique in the style of Husserl.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402050862
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
Synthese Library Series, #335
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

An Informal Introduction.- The Argument.- The Original Positions.- The Phenomenological Incorrectness of the Original Arguments.- The Constitution of Choice Sequences.- Application: An Argument for Weak Continuity.- Concluding Remarks.

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