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Philosophy of mathematics [electronic resource] : selected writings / Charles S. Peirce ; edited by Matthew E. Moore.

By: Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914.
Contributor(s): Moore, Matthew E, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xli, 290 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780253004697; 0253004691.Subject(s): Mathematics -- Philosophy | Mathematics | MATHEMATICS -- History & PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy of mathematics.DDC classification: 510.1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. [The nature of mathematics] (1895) -- 2. The regenerated logic (1896) -- 3. The logic of mathematics in relation to education (1898) -- 4. The simplest mathematics (1902) -- 5. The essence of reasoning (1893) -- 6. New elements of geometry (1894) -- 7. On the logic of quantity (1895) -- 8. Sketch of dichotomic mathematics (1903) -- 9. [Pragmatism and mathematics] (1903) -- 10. Prolegomena to an apology for pragmaticism (1906) -- 11. ['Collection' in The century dictionary] (1888-1914) -- 12. [On collections and substantive possibility] (1903).
Summary: The philosophy of mathematics plays a vital role in the mature philosophy of Charles S. Peirce. Peirce received rigorous mathematical training from his father and his philosophy carries on in decidedly mathematical and symbolic veins. For Peirce, math was a philosophical tool and many of his most productive ideas rest firmly on the foundation of mathematical principles. This volume collects Peirce's most important writings on the subject, many appearing in print for the first time. Peirce's determination.
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The philosophy of mathematics plays a vital role in the mature philosophy of Charles S. Peirce. Peirce received rigorous mathematical training from his father and his philosophy carries on in decidedly mathematical and symbolic veins. For Peirce, math was a philosophical tool and many of his most productive ideas rest firmly on the foundation of mathematical principles. This volume collects Peirce's most important writings on the subject, many appearing in print for the first time. Peirce's determination.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. [The nature of mathematics] (1895) -- 2. The regenerated logic (1896) -- 3. The logic of mathematics in relation to education (1898) -- 4. The simplest mathematics (1902) -- 5. The essence of reasoning (1893) -- 6. New elements of geometry (1894) -- 7. On the logic of quantity (1895) -- 8. Sketch of dichotomic mathematics (1903) -- 9. [Pragmatism and mathematics] (1903) -- 10. Prolegomena to an apology for pragmaticism (1906) -- 11. ['Collection' in The century dictionary] (1888-1914) -- 12. [On collections and substantive possibility] (1903).

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