Philosophy of Mathematics
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to problems in the philosophy of mathematics. Topics include the nature of mathematical objects (are they human constructions, or do they exist independently of us?), the status of the infinite in mathematics, the relationship between mathematics and natural science/physical reality.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 375, PHIL 375.
Also: PHIL 375
Prerequisites: One of 122, 360, PHIL 203, 304A, 370.
Undergraduate course in Mathematics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.