The Infinite in Mathematics: Logico-Mathematical Writings

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The main item in the present volume was published in 1930 under the title Das Unendliche in der Mathematik und seine Ausschaltung. It was at that time the fullest systematic account from the standpoint of Husserl's phenomenology of what is known as 'finitism' (also as 'intuitionism' and 'constructivism') in mathematics. Since then, important changes have been required in philosophies of mathematics, in part because of Kurt Godel's epoch-making paper of 1931 which established the essential in completeness of arithmetic. In ...

The Infinite in Mathematics: Logico-Mathematical Writings 1978, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789027708472

1978 edition

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