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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7389612M
ISBN 100195143981
ISBN 109780195143980

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  In Part II, Balaguer defends anti-platonism (in particular, mathematical fictionalism) against various attacks, chief among them the Quine-Putnam indispensability argument. Balaguer's version of fictionalism bears similarities to Hartry Field's, but the arguments Balaguer uses to defend this view are very different. Parts I and II of this book  › Books › Science & Math › Mathematics.   In this deft and vigorous book, Mark Balaguer demonstrates that there are no good arguments for or against mathematical platonism (i.e., the view that abstract, or non-spatio-temporal, mathematical objects exist, and that mathematical theories are descriptions of such objects). Balaguer does this by establishing that both platonism and anti-platonism are defensible ://   Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics MARK BALAGUER New York Oxford OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Contents i Introduction 3 1. The Project of This Book 3 2. Mathematical Platonism and Anti-Platonism 3. Synopsis of the Book 14 ONE Platonism 19 The Epistemological Argument Against Platonism 21 1. Introduction 21 2. Formulating the   Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics Book Review. Maintained and operated by. Centre for Digital Philosophy Phiosophy€ Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics. - PhilPapers In Part II, Balaguer defends anti-platonism in particular, mathematical fictionalism against various attacks, chief among them the Quine-Putnam

Buy Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics New Ed by Balaguer, Mark (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Science, Nature & Math › Mathematics › Mathematical Foundations.   "Platonism and anti-platonism in mathematics is an impressive work. Balaguer presents forceful arguments for the viability of both FBP and fictionalism, and against the feasibility of any substantially different Platonist or anti-Platonist position. an admirable achievement."- - Buy Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics book online at best prices in India on Read Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified :// Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics (English Edition) eBook: Balaguer, Mark: : Tienda Kindle

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