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Lingua originale | English |
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Titolo della pubblicazione ospite | Philosophical Perspectives on Mathematical Practice |

Pagine | 89-116 |

Numero di pagine | 27 |

Stato di pubblicazione | Published - 2010 |

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Nome | Philosophy |
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*Philosophical Perspectives on Mathematical Practice*(pagg. 89-116). (Philosophy).

**For a Philosophy of Mathematical Practice.** / Oliveri, Gianluigi.

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*Philosophical Perspectives on Mathematical Practice.*Philosophy, pagg. 89-116.

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T1 - For a Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

AU - Oliveri, Gianluigi

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - It is a fact that of the logicist, the intuitionist, and Hilbert's programmes, the classical programmes set up to establish mathematics on safe foundations, some have failed, whereas others have long since lost their propulsive force. Two of the consequences of the crisis of the classical programmes in the foundations of mathematics were: a widespread scepticism towards the possibility of establishing the certainty of mathematical methods, and a new attention paid to mathematical practice. The main aim of this article is that of individuating some directions of research along which to develop a tenable philosophy of mathematical practice.

AB - It is a fact that of the logicist, the intuitionist, and Hilbert's programmes, the classical programmes set up to establish mathematics on safe foundations, some have failed, whereas others have long since lost their propulsive force. Two of the consequences of the crisis of the classical programmes in the foundations of mathematics were: a widespread scepticism towards the possibility of establishing the certainty of mathematical methods, and a new attention paid to mathematical practice. The main aim of this article is that of individuating some directions of research along which to develop a tenable philosophy of mathematical practice.

KW - Lakatos

KW - Maddy

KW - Mathematical practice

KW - Naturalism

KW - Wittgenstein

UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10447/49874

M3 - Chapter

SN - 978-1-904987-59-8

T3 - Philosophy

SP - 89

EP - 116

BT - Philosophical Perspectives on Mathematical Practice

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