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Wittgenstein, finitism, and the foundations of mathematics

by Mathieu Marion

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.,
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-252) and index.

    StatementMathieu Marion.
    SeriesOxford philosophical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA8.4 .M37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL356840M
    ISBN 10019823516X
    LC Control Number98016711

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