Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 1988

202 Pages | 43 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198249573

Bookseller Code (06)

The Reality of Numbers

A Physicalist's Philosophy of Mathematics

John Bigelow

A Clarendon Press Publication

Challenging the myth that mathematical objects can be defined into existence, Bigelow here employs Armstrong's metaphysical materialism to cast new light on mathematics, bringing the science from the abstract to the physical world.