Sökning: "Mathematical realism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden Mathematical realism.

  1. 1. Objects and objectivity : Alternatives to mathematical realism

    Författare :Ebba Gullberg; Sten Lindström; John Cantwell; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of mathematics; mathematical realism; ontological realism; semantic realism; platonism; the semantic argument; the indispensability argument; the non-uniqueness problem; Benacerraf s dilemma; the irrelevance challenge; Field; Carnap; Balaguer; Yablo; the internal external distinction; fictionalism; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is centered around a set of apparently conflicting intuitions that we may have about mathematics. On the one hand, we are inclined to believe that the theorems of mathematics are true. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Att bli matematisk : Matematisk subjektivitet och genus i lärarutbildningen för de yngre åldrarna

    Författare :Anna Palmer; Hillevi Lenz Taguchi; Nina Lykke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; subjectivity; gender; mathematics; teacher education; performativity; materialisation; agential realism; intra-activity; aesthetic and interdisciplinary learning processes; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the processes through which mathematical and gendered subjectivity is constituted, reconstituted and maintained in different situations during Early Childhood Teacher Education (ECE). In three research articles it is investigated how student teachers’ subjectivity constitutions are expressed, formulated and reformulated in different discursive and material practices. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Concept Formation in Mathematics

    Författare :Jörgen Sjögren; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :Explication; Power of arithmetical theories; Formal proof; Informal proof; Indispensability; Mathematical realism; Naturvetenskap; Natural sciences; Explication; Power of arithmetical theories; Formal Proof; Informal proof; Indispensability; Mathematical Realism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three overlapping parts, where the first one centers around the possibility of defining a measure of the power of arithmetical theories. In this part a partial measure of the power of arithmetical theories is constructed, where “power” is understood as capability to prove theorems. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The realism of mathematical school tasks : Features and consequences

    Författare :Torulf Palm; Hans Wallin; Johan Lithner; Rudolf Straesser; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

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  5. 5. Hilary Putnam on Meaning and Necessity

    Författare :Anders Öberg; Sören Stenlund; Sharon Rider; Pierre Wagner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of language; philosophy of science; philosophy of mathematics; Hilary Putnam; W.V. Quine; Rudolf Carnap; realism; anti-realism; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation on Hilary Putnam's philosophy, I investigate his development regarding meaning and necessity, in particular mathematical necessity. Putnam has been a leading American philosopher since the end of the 1950s, becoming famous in the 1960s within the school of analytic philosophy, associated in particular with the philosophy of science and the philosophy of language. LÄS MER