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Introduction to mathematical philosophy

by Bertrand Russell

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBertrand Russell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA8.4 .R87 1993b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1412544M
    ISBN 100486277240
    LC Control Number93021477

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Bertrand, Introduction to mathematical philosophy. N.Y.: Simon and Schuster, []. The philosophy of mathematics is the branch of philosophy that studies the assumptions, foundations, and implications of aims to understand the nature and methods of mathematics, and finding out the place of mathematics in people's lives. The logical and structural nature of mathematics itself makes this study both broad and unique among its philosophical counterparts.

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