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Essays on Husserl's Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics (Hardcover)

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Essays on Husserl’s Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics sets out to fill up a lacuna in the present research on Husserl by presenting a precise account of Husserl’s work in the field of logic, of the philosophy of logic and of the philosophy of mathematics. The aim is to provide an in-depth reconstruction and analysis of the discussion between Husserl and his most important interlocutors, and to clarify pivotal ideas of Husserl’s by considering their reception and elaboration by some of his disciples and followers, such as Oskar Becker and Jacob Klein, as well as their influence on some of the most significant logicians and mathematicians of the past century, such as Luitzen E. J. Brouwer, Rudolf Carnap, Kurt Gödel and Hermann Weyl. Most of the papers consider Husserl and another scholar – e.g. Leibniz, Kant, Bolzano, Brentano, Cantor, Frege – and trace out and contextualize lines of influence, points of contact, and points of disagreement. Each essay is written by an expert

of the field, and the volume includes contributions both from the analytical tradition and from the phenomenological one.

Number of Pages: 526
Genre: Philosophy
Series Title: Synthese Library: Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: October 4, 2017
TCIN: 53199265
UPC: 9789402411300
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-4107
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