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(1978) The infinite in mathematics, Dordrecht, Springer.

Analytic table of contents

Felix Kaufmann

pp. 6-9

Elimination of the infinitely small from analysis - The infinitely large in Georg Cantor's theory of sets - The reception of Cantor's theses - The antinomies of set theory and attempts at eliminating them - Axiomatic method, formalism, intuitionism, logicism - The "extravagant' use of symbolism - Distinction of mathematical operations from their interpretation - Theory of cognition and methodology.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-009-9795-0_1

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Kaufmann, F. (1978). Analytic table of contents, in The infinite in mathematics, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 6-9.

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