Chapter

Logicism Reconsidered

Agustín Rayo

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/10.1093/0195148770.003.0007

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Logicism Reconsidered

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Roughly, logicism is the view that mathematics is logic. This chapter identifies several distinct logicist theses, and shows that their truth-values can be established on minimal assumptions. There is also a discussion of “Neo-Logicism.”

Keywords: logicism; mathematics; logic; neo-logicism

Chapter.  13324 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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