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FMNAI is now available

Now available on website and in bookstore

Foundations of Mathematics. A Neoclassical Approach to Infinity (FMNAI) is for (1) students interested in methodology and the foundations of mathematics – e.g. 255 more words

Education In Mathematics

Outside

When was the last time that you played Outside? I know the answer to this question, but we should go over our terms in order to bring it about. 1,321 more words

Philosophy

The context of inquiry

I’m collecting some material for an article that would like to show the importance  that some debates in philosophy of science would actually have for science education. 506 more words

Chance-seeking

Galileo, Cantor and the Countably Infinite

I recently found my high school algebra book from the classic Dolciani series. In Chapter 1’s exercises, I stumbled upon this innocent question: Determine whether there exists a one-to-one correspondence between the two sets {natural numbers} and {even natural numbers} 1,040 more words

Philosophy Of Science

Two Notes on Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science

– What if instead of a fundamental metaphysical principle, the act/potency theory is just a folk-physics theory? If that’s true, then it wouldn’t serve too much purpose beyond the folk-physics level, since we would be ascribing aspects of our interactions with ‘medium-sized dry goods’ (Austin) to a fundamental metaphysical principle – and how fundamental can a theory be if it only describes our most basic interaction with the world? 67 more words

Philosophy

Pick your expertise

I think it was during the second year of my PhD when my very good friend and a fantastic colleague (or the other way round?) Raj showed me an excerpt from the book he was reading. 429 more words

Philosophy Of Science