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Understanding, intuition, and the philosophy of mathematics. (English) Zbl 0849.00018

Czermak, Johannes (ed.), Philosophy of mathematics. Proceedings of the 15th international Wittgenstein-Symposium, August 16-23, 1992, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria. Part I. Wien: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky. Schriftenreihe der Wittgenstein-Gesellschaft. 20/I, 335-342 (1993).
The author reflects about the conditions of understanding how mathematics works and for explaining its success in applications to mostly vague theories about the world.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0836.00022].

MSC:

00A30 Philosophy of mathematics
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