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Mathematics and conceptual analysis

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Gödel argued that intuition has an important role to play in mathematical epistemology, and despite the infamy of his own position, this opinion still has much to recommend it. Intuitions and folk platitudes play a central role in philosophical enquiry too, and have recently been elevated to a central position in one project for understanding philosophical methodology: the so-called 'Canberra plan'. This philosophical role for intuitions suggests an analogous epistemology for some fundamental...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s11229-006-9151-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Exeter College
Department:
Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Science+Business Media B.V. Publisher's website
Journal:
Synthese Journal website
Volume:
161
Issue:
1
Pages:
67-88
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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EISSN:
1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
URN:
uuid:937c6d04-a5c9-4d8b-ad41-46f66ebc9997
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ora:1722

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