Philosophy of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century: Selected Essays

2014.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles Parsons, Philosophy of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century: Selected Essays, Harvard University Press, 2014, 350pp.,
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2014.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles Parsons, Philosophy of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century: Selected Essays, Harvard University Press, 2014, 350pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780674728068. Reviewed by Stewart Shapiro and Teresa Kouri, The Ohio State University It surely goes without saying that Charles Parsons is one of the most important philosophers of mathematics in our generation. Through his many publications and his teaching and lecturing, he has spawned and influenced a large body of historically sensitive work in the philosophy of mathematics and an equally large body of philosophically sensitive work in the history of the philosophy of mathematics. This is Parsons' fourth book. It and From Kant to Husserl (Harvard University Press, 2012) collect together most of his essays on other philosophers, with the exception of those essays reprinted in his earlier collection, Mathematics in Philosophy (Ithaca, New York, Cornell. . .

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