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Proofs instead of meaning explanations: Understanding classical vs. intuitionistic mathematics from the outside

Chapter in book
Authors Dag Westerståhl
Published in Rossella Lupacchini and Giovanna Corsi (eds.), Deduction, Computation, Experiment. Exploring the Effectiveness of Proof
Pages 175-194
ISBN 9788847007840
Publisher Springer
Place of publication Milano
Publication year 2008
Published at Department of Philosophy
Pages 175-194
Language en
Keywords classical mathematics, intuitionism, proof, mening, mutual understanding
Subject categories Logic, Theory of science


The paper explores from an outside perspective the conflict between classical mathematics, and intuitionistic mathematics in both Brouwer and Dummett's version and the modern intuitionism of Bishop and others.

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