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Essays on Gödel’s Reception of Leibniz, Husserl, and Brouwer [electronic resource] / by Mark van Atten.

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dc.contributor.author Atten, Mark van. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-30T17:58:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-30T17:58:01Z
dc.date.created 2015.
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319100319
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/11818
dc.description XIV, 328 p.
dc.description.abstract This volume tackles G del's two-stage project of first using Husserl's transcendental phenomenology to reconstruct and develop Leibniz' monadology, and then founding classical mathematics on the metaphysics thus obtained. The author analyses the historical and systematic aspects of that project, and then evaluates it, with an emphasis on the second stage. The book is organised around G del's use of Leibniz, Husserl and Brouwer. Far from considering past philosophers irrelevant to actual systematic concerns, G del embraced the use of historical authors to frame his own philosophical perspective. The philosophies of Leibniz and Husserl define his project, while Brouwer's intuitionism is its principal foil: the close affinities between phenomenology and intuitionism set the bar for G del's attempt to go far beyond intuitionism. The four central essays are `Monads and sets', `On the philosophical development of Kurt G del', `G del and intuitionism', and `Construction and constitution in mathematics'. The first analyses and criticises G del's attempt to justify, by an argument from analogy with the monadology, the reflection principle in set theory. It also provides further support for G del's idea that the monadology needs to be reconstructed phenomenologically, by showing that the unsupplemented monadology is not able to found mathematics directly. The second studies G del's reading of Husserl, its relation to Leibniz' monadology, and its influence on his publishe d writings. The third discusses how on various occasions Brouwer's intuitionism actually inspired G del's work, in particular the Dialectica Interpretation. The fourth addresses the question whether classical mathematics admits of the phenomenological foundation that G del envisaged, and concludes that it does not. The remaining essays provide further context. The essays collected here were written and published over the last decade. Notes have been added to record further thoughts, changes of mind, connections between the essays, and updates of references.
dc.description.tableofcontents Chapter 1. Introduction -- Part I Gödel and Leibniz -- Chapter 2 A note on Leibniz’s argument against infinite wholes -- Chapter 3. Monads and sets: on Gödel, Leibniz, and the Reflection Principle -- Chapter 4. Gödel’s Dialectica Interpretation and Leibniz -- Part II Gödel and Husserl -- Chapter 5. Phenomenology of mathematics -- Chapter 6. On the philosophical development of Kurt Gödel (with Juliette Kennedy) -- Chapter 7. Gödel, mathematics, and possible worlds -- Chapter 8. Two draft letters from Gödel on self-knowledge of Reason -- Part III Gödel and Brouwer -- Chapter 9. Gödel and Brouwer: two rivalling brothers -- Chapter 10. Mysticism and mathematics: Brouwer, Gödel, and the common core thesis (with Robert Tragesser) -- Chapter 11. Gödel and intuitionism -- Part IV A partial assessment -- Chapter 12. Construction and constitution in mathematics. <.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science, 2214-9775 ; 35
dc.relation.ispartofseries Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science, 2214-9775 ; 35
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10031-9
dc.subject Philosophy.
dc.subject Philosophy and science.
dc.subject Phenomenology.
dc.subject Mathematical logic.
dc.subject Philosophy.
dc.subject Phenomenology.
dc.subject Mathematical Logic and Foundations.
dc.subject Philosophy of Science.
dc.subject.ddc 142.7 23
dc.subject.lcc B829.5.A-829.5.Z
dc.subject.other Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (Springer-11648)
dc.title Essays on Gödel’s Reception of Leibniz, Husserl, and Brouwer [electronic resource] / by Mark van Atten.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-10031-9
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-10031-9
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
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