The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logicby Stewart Shapiro
Pub. Date: 02/10/2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Mathematics and logic have been central topics of concern since the dawn of philosophy. Since logic is the study of correct reasoning, it is a fundamental branch of epistemology and a priority in any philosophical system. Philosophers have focused on mathematics as a case study for general philosophical issues and for its role in overall knowledge- gathering.