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By Stephen Pollard

This e-book relies on premises: one can't comprehend philosophy of arithmetic with no knowing arithmetic and one can't comprehend arithmetic without doing arithmetic. It attracts readers into philosophy of arithmetic by means of having them do arithmetic. It bargains 298 routines, protecting philosophically very important fabric, awarded in a philosophically knowledgeable method. The workouts provide readers possibilities to recreate a few arithmetic that may remove darkness from vital readings in philosophy of mathematics. issues comprise primitive recursive mathematics, Peano mathematics, Gödel's theorems, interpretability, the hierarchy of units, Frege mathematics and intuitionist sentential good judgment. The e-book is meant for readers who comprehend easy houses of the ordinary and real numbers and feature a few history in formal logic.

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