Berkeley's Philosophy of Mathematics

Berkeley's Philosophy of Mathematics

eBook - 1993
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"In this first modern, critical assessment of the place of mathematics in Berkeley's philosophy and Berkeley's place in the history of mathematics, Douglas M. Jesseph provides a bold reinterpretation of Berkeley's work. Jesseph challenges the prevailing view that Berkeley's mathematical writings are peripheral to his philosophy and argues that mathematics is in fact central to his thought, developing out of his critique of abstraction. Jesseph's argument situates Berkeley's ideas within the larger historical and intellectual context of the Scientific Revolution."--Resource description page.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1993
ISBN: 9780226398952
0226398951
0226398978
9780226398976
0226398986
9780226398983
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 322 pages) : illustrations

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