Professor Mark Colyvan

AssocDipAppSc RMIT BSc (Hons) NE PhD ANU
ARC Future Fellow
Professor of Philosophy

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Decision Theory, Environmental Philosophy, Ecology and Conservation Biology.

Selected grants

2012

  • Mathematical Explanation; Colyvan M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Future Fellowships (FT).
  • Mathematical notation: a philosophical account; Colyvan M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Colyvan, M. (2012). An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ginzburg, L., Colyvan, M. (2004). Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Colyvan, M. (2001). The Indispensability of Mathematics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Colyvan, M. (2014). The Undeniable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Special Sciences. In M. Galavotti, D. Kieks, W. Gonzalez, S. Hartman, T. Uebel & M. Weber (Eds.), New Directions in the Philosophy of Science, (pp. 63-73). United Kingdom: Springer.

Journals

  • Muldoon, R., Lisciandra, C., Colyvan, M., Martini, C., Sillari, G., Sprenger, J. (2014). Disagreement behind the veil of ignorance. Philosophical Studies, 170(3), 377-394. [More Information]
  • Weber, Z., Ripley, D., Priest, G., Hyde, D., Colyvan, M. (2014). Tolerating Gluts: A Reply to Beall. Mind: a quarterly review of philosophy, 123, 813-828.
  • Burgman, M., Regan, H., Maguire, L., Colyvan, M., Justus, J., Martin, T., Rothley, K. (2014). Voting Systems for Environmental Decisions. Conservation Biology, 28(2), 322-332. [More Information]

2014

  • Muldoon, R., Lisciandra, C., Colyvan, M., Martini, C., Sillari, G., Sprenger, J. (2014). Disagreement behind the veil of ignorance. Philosophical Studies, 170(3), 377-394. [More Information]
  • Colyvan, M. (2014). The Undeniable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Special Sciences. In M. Galavotti, D. Kieks, W. Gonzalez, S. Hartman, T. Uebel & M. Weber (Eds.), New Directions in the Philosophy of Science, (pp. 63-73). United Kingdom: Springer.
  • Weber, Z., Ripley, D., Priest, G., Hyde, D., Colyvan, M. (2014). Tolerating Gluts: A Reply to Beall. Mind: a quarterly review of philosophy, 123, 813-828.
  • Burgman, M., Regan, H., Maguire, L., Colyvan, M., Justus, J., Martin, T., Rothley, K. (2014). Voting Systems for Environmental Decisions. Conservation Biology, 28(2), 322-332. [More Information]

2012

  • Colyvan, M. (2012). An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

2004

  • Ginzburg, L., Colyvan, M. (2004). Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow. New York: Oxford University Press.

2001

  • Colyvan, M. (2001). The Indispensability of Mathematics. New York: Oxford University Press.

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