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An Introduction To Proof Theory: Normalization, Cut-elimination, And Consistency Proofs
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Abstraction and Infinity
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|June 13, 2019

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Paolo Mancosu provides an original investigation of historical and systematic aspects of the notions of abstraction and infinity and their interaction. A familiar way of introducing concepts in mathematics rests on so-called definitions by abstraction. An example…
Moscow Has Ears Everywhere: New Investigations On Pasternak And Ivinskaya
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The conflict between Soviet Communists and Boris Pasternak over the publication of Doctor Zhivago did not end when he won the Nobel Prize, or even when the author died. Paolo Mancosu tells how Pasternak’s expulsion from the Soviet Writers’ Union left…
Zhivago's Secret Journey: From Typescript To Book
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Paolo Mancosu continues an investigation he began in his 2013 book Inside the Zhivago Storm , which the New York Book Review of Books described as "a tour de force of literary detection worthy of a scholarly Sherlock Holmes". In this book Mancosu…
The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900…
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Paolo Mancosu presents a series of innovative studies in the history and the philosophy of logic and mathematics in the first half of the twentieth century. The Adventure of Reason is divided into five main sections: history of logic (from Russell to Tarski);…
The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice
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Contemporary philosophy of mathematics offers us an embarrassment of riches. Among the major areas of work one could list developments of the classical foundational programs, analytic approaches to epistemology and ontology of mathematics, and developments at the…
From Brouwer To Hilbert: The Debate on the Foundations of Mathematics in the 1920s
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From Brouwer To Hilbert: The Debate on the Foundations of Mathematics in the 1920s offers the first comprehensive introduction to the most exciting period in the foundation of mathematics in the twentieth century. The 1920s witnessed the seminal foundational work…
An Introduction To Proof Theory: Normalization, Cut-elimination, And Consistency Proofs
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Infini, logique, géométrie
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|April 1, 2015

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Filosofia Lógica e Matemática: Conferências no Brasil
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|November 29, 2017

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Este livro apresenta seis ensaios de Paolo Mancosu, originalmente apresentados no Brasil como conferências, e a tradução para o português de uma conferência não publicada de Tarski. Os ensaios se dividem em duas áreas…
Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice in the Seventeenth Century: Philosophy Of…
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The seventeenth century saw dramatic advances in mathematical theory and practice than any era before or since. With the recovery of many of the classical Greek mathematical texts, new techniques were introduced, and within 100 years, analytic geometry, the…