To the average mathematician who merely wants to know his work is securely based, the most appealing choice is to avoid difficulties by means of Hubert's program. Here one regards mathematics as a formal game and one is only concerned with the question... Axiomatic Set Theoryedited by - 1971 - 474 pagesNo preview available - About this book
| Jon Barwise - Philosophy - 1991 - 637 pages
...gets the mathematician off a thorny philosophical hook with very little effort. As Cohen (1971) says: **To the average mathematician, who merely wants to...appealing choice is to avoid difficulties by means of** [Formalism]. Moschovakis (1980, pp. 605-6) is even more blunt about the situation: . . . most attempts... | |
| Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto - Mathematics - 1995 - 488 pages
...Dieudonne, 1970, p. 145.) To the average mathematician who merely wants to know his work is accurately **based, the most appealing choice is to avoid difficulties by means of** Hilbert's program. Here one regards mathematics as a formal game and one is only concerned with the... | |
| Reuben Hersh - Medical - 1997 - 343 pages
...which Dieudonne was a captain. ) Paul Cohen: "To the average mathematician who merely wants to know **his work is securely based, the most appealing choice...is only concerned with the question of consistency.** . . . The Realist ] Platonist] position is probably the one which most mathematicians would prefer... | |
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