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Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales

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Brief history

James Franklin is the author of The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability Before Pascal, Corrupting the Youth: A History of Philosophy in Australia, What Science Knows and other books. An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics appeared in Apr 2014.

He gained a PhD in algebra from the University of Warwick in 1982 and has taught at UNSW since then.

His research interests include the philosophy of mathematics, the history of ideas (especially probability) and extreme risk theory.

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