THE SYDNEY SCHOOL: MATHEMATICS, THE SCIENCE OF STRUCTURE

 
AN ARISTOTELIAN REALIST PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS

We are a school of philosophers of mathematics centred 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 . . .
intro . . .
our manifesto . . .
a tutorial on Aristotelian realism. . .
review of other schools in philosophy of maths. . .
The Australian's Higher Ed Supplement article. . .
introductory talk on infinity ...
Philosopher's Zone interview 2010.

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Members
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James Franklin
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Peter Forrest
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Anne Newstead
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Andrew Irvine
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Adrian Heathcote
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Lisa Dive
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Charles Pigden

Book

James Franklin's book, An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics, will appear from Palgrave Macmillan in Apr 2014.

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Philosophy of mathematics resources we recommend
For further information, contact James Franklin, j.franklin@unsw.edu.au

 

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