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Constructibility and Mathematical Existence / Edition 1
     

Constructibility and Mathematical Existence / Edition 1

by Charles S. Chihara
 

ISBN-10: 0198239750

ISBN-13: 9780198239758

Pub. Date: 08/15/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Chihara here develops a mathematical system in which there are no existence assertions but only assertions of the constructibility of certain sorts of things. He utilizes this system in the analysis of the nature of mathematics, and discusses many recent works in the philosophy of mathematics from the viewpoint of the constructibility theory developed. This

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Chihara here develops a mathematical system in which there are no existence assertions but only assertions of the constructibility of certain sorts of things. He utilizes this system in the analysis of the nature of mathematics, and discusses many recent works in the philosophy of mathematics from the viewpoint of the constructibility theory developed. This innovative analysis will appeal to mathematicians and philosophers of logic, mathematics, and science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198239758
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/15/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

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