THE SYDNEY SCHOOL: MATHEMATICS, THE SCIENCE OF STRUCTURE
| ADRIAN HEATHCOTE
Adrian is a member of the Sydney School of philosophers of mathematics in Sydney, Australia. Our line is realist (about structure or pattern), but Aristotelian rather than Platonist: we hold that mathematics studies real properties of things such as symmetry and continuity . . .
Adrian is a senior lecturer in the Sydney University
Department of Philosophy
Email: adrian.heathcote (at) arts.usyd.edu.au
Room S602, Main Quadrangle
Ph: +612 9351 2559
Teaching and research interests: Main interests at the present are Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Mathematics, the theory of Truth (particularly axiomatic approaches) and Epistemology. In philosophy of physics he is particularly interested in quantum theory, but also space-time theories as they occur in relativity theory. He has an interest in Hume's philosophy, in particular its relation to medieval thought. He has published in the journals Philosophy of Science, Nous, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Theoria, Logique et Analyse, Erkenntnis, The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, and others. For relaxation he writes poetry, plays, and fiction.
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