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Philosophy of Mathematics by James Robert Brown
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Nov 24, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: philosophy, history-of-science

There's a great discussion of the implications of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations for number theory in here. I really liked this as an introduction to the topic, less esoteric than a lot of the available texts. Since I never got past Algebra II and have never taken an actual philosophy course, this was important to me when I read it.
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