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Philosophy of Mathematics

Enrolment code: HPA246/346

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Looks at some of the fascinating philosophical issues arising out of the study of mathematics. These include the nature of mathematical knowledge, the ontological status of mathematical entities and the implications such philosophical issues have for the methodology of mathematics.

Staff Dr M Colyvan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy or Mathematics  
Mutual exclusions HPS246/346  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay (60%), take-home exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Book of readings available from the School Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Science
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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