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 contribution||Wittgenstein, proof and mathematical activity: : an introduction|
|Place of Publication||Lisbon|
|Publisher||Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa|
|Number of pages||112|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2008|
|Name||Cadernos de Filosofia das Ciências|
- Wittgenstein, proof, proposition, mathematics, understanding