PHIL 3610 Philosophy of Mathematics

3 hours, 3 credits

Introduction to philosophy of mathematics. Classical philosophers of mathematics (Pythagoreans, Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Mill). Major 20th-century schools (logicism, intuitionism, formalism). Recent developments (realism/nominalism debate, structuralism, philosophy of set theory).

Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1] or permission of the chairperson.


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