Units of study
PHIL2619 - Philosophy of Mathematics
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Samuel Thomas Baron
Phone: +61 2 9114 0633
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
Lecture for PHIL2619
|Class||Philosophy of Mathematics|
|Session||Semester 1 2012|
|Location||Eastern Avenue Seminar Room 121 F19|
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