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PHIL2811 - Philosophy Exchange
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
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PHIL2619 Philosophy of Mathematics
Semester 1, 2016 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Mark Colyvan
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
10-12 Lecture (Teachers College Lecture Theatre 306)