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Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics

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[Revised entry by Victor Rodych on January 31, 2018. Changes to: Bibliography] Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics is undoubtedly the most unknown and under-appreciated part of his philosophical opus. Indeed, more than half of Wittgenstein's writings from 1929 through 1944 are devoted to mathematics, a fact that Wittgenstein himself emphasized in 1944 by writing that his "chief contribution has been in the philosophy of mathematics" (Monk 1990: 466)....

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