By Hao Wang

First released in 1974. regardless of the tendency of up to date analytic philosophy to place common sense and arithmetic at a primary place, the writer argues it did not have fun with or account for his or her wealthy content material. via discussions of such mathematical recommendations as quantity, the continuum, set, evidence and mechanical method, the writer offers an advent to the philosophy of arithmetic and an inner feedback of the then present educational philosophy. the cloth awarded is additionally a demonstration of a brand new, extra normal approach to method known as enormous factualism which the writer asserts enables the advance of a extra entire philosophical place via no longer trivialising or distorting immense proof of human wisdom.

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