Outlines of a Formalist Philosophy of Mathematics

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Elsevier, 1951 - Electronic books
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Contents

Chapter I Introduction
1
Chapter II The problem of mathematical truth
3
Chapter III Idealistic views of mathematics
5
Chapter IV Definition and structure of a formal system
8
Chapter V Examples of formal systems
17
Chapter VI Ontological discussion of a formal system
28
Chapter VII Reduction of a formal system
34
Chapter VIII Formal systems and syntax
38
Chapter IX Metatheory
50
Chapter X The formalist definition of mathematics
56
Chapter XI Truth and acceptability
59
Chapter XII Mathematics and logic
65
Appendix
70

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