Wittgenstein, a prova e a actividade matemática: uma introdução

Translated title of the contribution: Wittgenstein, proof and mathematical activity: : an introduction

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What is Wittgenstein's conception of a proof in mathematics? What relation does it establish between propositions and proofs, language and the mathematical activity? What does it mean that we understand a mathematical proposition? What kind of activity does a demonstration require and what type of relationship whith mathematical objects does it entail?
Translated title of the contributionWittgenstein, proof and mathematical activity: : an introduction
Original languagePortuguese
Place of PublicationLisbon
PublisherCentro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (CFCUL)
Number of pages112
ISBN (Print)978-972-99794-9-1
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

Publication series

NameCadernos de Filosofia das Ciências
PublisherOlga Pombo


  • Wittgenstein, proof, proposition, mathematics, understanding


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