Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics / Edition 3

Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics / Edition 3

by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Rush Rhees
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631125051

ISBN-13: 9780631125051

Pub. Date: 03/28/1981

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This analyzes in depth such topics logical compulsion and mathematical conviction; calculation as experiment; mathematical surprise, discovery, and invention; Russell's logic, Godel's theorem, cantor's diagonal procedure, Dedekind's cuts; the nature of proof and contradiction; and the role of mathematical propositions in the forming of concepts.  See more details below

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This analyzes in depth such topics logical compulsion and mathematical conviction; calculation as experiment; mathematical surprise, discovery, and invention; Russell's logic, Godel's theorem, cantor's diagonal procedure, Dedekind's cuts; the nature of proof and contradiction; and the role of mathematical propositions in the forming of concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631125051
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1981
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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