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Mathematics as a Science of Patterns is the definitive exposition of a system of ideas about the nature of mathematics which Michael Resnik has been elaborating for a number of years. In calling mathematics a science he implies that it has a factual subject-matter and that mathematicalknowledge is on a par with other scientific knowledge; in calling it a science of patterns he expresses his commitment to a structuralist philosophy of mathematics. He links this to a defence of realism about the metaphysics of mathematics--the view that mathematics is about things that reallyexist. Resnik''s distinctive philosophy of mathematics is here presented in an accessible and systematic form: it will be of value not only to specialists in this area, but to philosophers, mathematicians, and logicians interested in the relationship between these three disciplines, or in truth, realism,and epistemology. Michael D. Resnik, Books, Religion and Spirituality, Mathematics as a Science of Patterns Books>Religion and Spirituality, Oxford University Press
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[EAN: 9780198250142], Neubuch, [PU: Oxford University Press], MICHAEL D. RESNIK, Mathematics|Applied, Mathematics|General, Mathematics|History & Philosophy, Philosophy|Logic, Science|Mathematical Physics, Paperback. 304 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.This book expounds a system of ideas about the nature of mathematics which Michael Resnik has been elaborating for a number of years. In calling mathematics a science he implies that it has a factual subject-matter and that mathematical knowledge is on a par with other scientific knowledge; in calling it a science of patterns he expresses his commitment to a structuralist philosophy of mathematics. He links this to a defense of realism about the metaphysics of mathematics--the view that mathematics is about things that really exist. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.
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Paperback, [PU: Oxford University Press], An exposition of a system of ideas about the nature of mathematics which the author has elaborated for a number of years. In calling mathematics a science: he implies that it has a factual subject matter; in calling it a science of patterns he expresses his commitment to a structuralist philosophy., Mathematical Logic
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Publishing year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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