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 Philosophy of Mathematics and Its Logic:

Stewart Shapiro

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195148770
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835560 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195148770.003.0001

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

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This chapter provides a broad overview of the philosophy of mathematics and the philosophy of logic. It gives brief coverage to the various issues and positions, such as platonism or realism, varieties of nominalism, or anti-realism, logicism, intuitionism, empiricism, and structuralism.

Keywords: mathematics; logic; platonism; realism; nominalism; anti-realism; logicism; intuitionism; empiricism; structuralism

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Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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