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Formen Der Anschauung: Eine Philosophie Der Mathematik Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer

Formen Der Anschauung: Eine Philosophie Der Mathematik

Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer

Published July 15th 2008
ISBN : 9783110194357
Hardcover
411 pages
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What are pure geometric forms? In what sense are there an infinite number of points on a line? What is the relationship between empirically correct statements about real bodily figures (or movements)and the ideal truths of a pure mathematicalMoreWhat are pure geometric forms? In what sense are there an infinite number of points on a line? What is the relationship between empirically correct statements about real bodily figures (or movements)and the ideal truths of a pure mathematical geometry (also in space-time)? Starting from Kant and Wittgenstein, the book demonstrates how our dealings with figures and symbols is to be understood beyond the technical mastery of forms of calculation and proof.