By Burt C. Hopkins

Burt C. Hopkins provides the 1st in-depth research of the paintings of Edmund Husserl and Jacob Klein at the philosophical foundations of the good judgment of contemporary symbolic arithmetic. bills of the philosophical origins of formalized concepts—especially mathematical ideas and the method of mathematical abstraction that generates them—have been paramount to the advance of phenomenology. either Husserl and Klein independently concluded that it really is very unlikely to split the ancient starting place of the idea that generates the fundamental recommendations of arithmetic from their philosophical meanings. Hopkins explores how Husserl and Klein arrived at their end and its philosophical implications for the trendy undertaking of formalizing all knowledge.

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