Date: Thu Jan 22 21:32:33 EST 1998 \-[1]
From: Ruth Sadelle
Reply-To: rsadelle@shocking.com
[1] Re: Books, web sites, info on constructivist mathematics
Eamonn Kerins wrote:
> Can anybody here give me pointers to web sites or books which discuss
> constructivist mathematics (or finitism or intuitionism)?
>
> I did a web search but all the "hits" referred to constructivist
> teaching methods in mathematics, which is not what I'm looking for.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Eamonn Kerins.
Website:
Phil Haack's Intuitionism page at
http://www.oxy.edu/~phil/hist_of_math/intuitionism.html
Davis and Hersh's _The Mathematical Experience_
Kline's _Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times_ and
_Mathematics, the Loss of Certainty_
Scharfstein's _The Philosophers_
Struik's _A Concise History of Mathematics_
Ruth who recently finished a paper on the Philosophies of Mathematics
http://www.shocking.com/~rsadelle/
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From: kramsay@aol.com (KRamsay) \-[1]
[1] Re: Books, web sites, info on constructivist mathematics
Date: Tue Jan 27 16:39:55 EST 1998
| Can anybody here give me pointers to web sites or books which discuss
|constructivist mathematics (or finitism or intuitionism)?
Bishop's _Foundations of Constructive Analysis_ is important. You might
look at Dummett's _Elements of Intuitionism_.
Keith Ramsay In no way, shape or form did Kevin represent a viable
kramsay@aol.com alternative to mental illness. --VALIS, Phillip Dick
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From: richman@fau.edu \-[1]
[1] Re: Books, web sites, info on constructivist mathematics
Date: Thu Jan 29 11:01:55 EST 1998
Try
http://www.math.fau.edu/Richman/html/construc.htm
--Fred
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