Poincaré and Brouwer on intuition and logic

Titre :

Poincaré and Brouwer on intuition and logic

Sujet :

Philosophie

Description :

In the beginning of the twentieth century the Dutchmathematician Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer published his first papers on intuition and logic. There is no indication that Henri Poincaré was aware of these publications, but it would have been interesting to know what he had have to say about them. In this article Dirk van Dalen, Emeritus Professor Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics, compares the ideas of Poincar´e and Brouwer on the foundations ofmathematics.

Créateur :

van Dalen, Dirk

Date :

2012-09

Format :

application/pdf

Langue :

en

Type :

Article de revue ; Texte

Description

In the beginning of the twentieth century the Dutchmathematician Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer published his first papers on intuition and logic. There is no indication that Henri Poincaré was aware of these publications, but it would have been interesting to know what he had have to say about them. In this article Dirk van Dalen, Emeritus Professor Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics, compares the ideas of Poincar´e and Brouwer on the foundations ofmathematics.

Auteur

van Dalen, Dirk

Date

2012-09

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