Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science

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When mathematician Hermann Weyl decided to write a book on philosophy, he faced what he referred to as "conflicts of conscience"--the objective nature of science, he felt, did not mesh easily with the incredulous, uncertain nature of philosophy. Yet the two disciplines were already intertwined. In Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science , Weyl examines how advances in philosophy were led by scientific discoveries--the more humankind understood about the physical world, the more curious we became. The book is divided ...

Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691141206

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