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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHIL 5470 - Philosophy of Mathematics

Comparison of various schools in the philosophy of mathematics (including logicism, formalism, and conceptualism) and their answers to such questions as ‘Do numbers exist?’ and ‘How is mathematical knowledge possible?’ For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/. Prerequisite: Some familiarity with quantifier logic or instructor permission.

Credits: 3