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Title Meaning in mathematics / edited by John Polkinghorne

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  QA8.4 .M43 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QA8.4 .M43 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-152) and index
Contents List of contributors / John Polkinghorne -- Is mathematics discovered or invented? / Timothy Gowers -- Exploring the mathematical library of Babel / Marcus du Sautoy -- Mathematical reality / John Polkinghorne -- Mathematics, the mind, and the physical world / Roger Penrose -- Mathematical understanding / Peter Lipton -- Creation and discovery in mathematics / Mary Leng -- Discovery, invention and realism : Godel and others on the reality of concepts / Michael Detlefsen -- Mathematics and objectivity / Stewart Shapiro -- The reality of mathematical objects / Gideon Rosen -- Getting more out of mathematics than what we put in / Mark Steiner
LC subject Mathematics -- Philosophy
Meaning (Philosophy)
Add Author Polkinghorne, J. C., 1930-
ISBN 9780199605057 (hbk.)
019960505X (hbk.)