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An introduction to the principal philosophical positions on the nature of mathematics and logic. The theories of mathematics to be examined include logicism, formalism, intuitionism, constructivism, and structuralism. The theories about logic to be discussed include monism vs. pluralism, extensionalism vs. intensionalism, theories of logical constants, and the status of second-order logic. Some of knowledge of deductive logic, such as PHIL 231 or MATH 243, is very helpful, but not required.
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||Prerequisites: PHIL202 OR PHIL231
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Social Jus)
Classical and contemporary philosophical texts.
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