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Mathematical Changes

Philip Kitcher

in The Nature of Mathematical Knowledge

Published in print April 1985 | ISBN: 9780195035414
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833368 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195035410.003.0009
Mathematical Changes

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Surveys the types of changes in mathematics that are of epistemological interest.

Keywords: observation; mathematical knowledge; scientific knowledge; theory; theory change

Chapter.  7007 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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