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PHIL2619 - Philosophy of Mathematics
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Samuel Thomas Baron
An examination of contemporary problems in the Philosophy of Mathematics. We will look at intuitionism, nominalism, Platonism, and constructivism in mathematics, while also discussing the reduction of mathematics to set theory, the Cantorian higher infinite (at some length) and the significance of the Godel and Lob theorems.
2x2250wd essays (2x50%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week.
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
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