Mark van Atten

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Contents 1. Introduction 426 2. G ¨ odel's position in the 1950's—a stalemate 428 2.1. Inconclusive arguments 428 2.2. Realism and rationalism 430 2.3. Epistemological parity 434 2.4. A way out? 437 3. G ¨ odel's turn to Husserl's transcendental idealism 439 3.1. Varieties of idealism 439 3.2. G ¨ odel and German Idealism 440 3.3. The turn to Husserl's(More)
Dedicated to the memory of Maurice Boffa (1940–2001) §1. The continuity principle. There are two principles that lend Brouwer's mathematics the extra power beyond arithmetic. Both are presented in Brouwer's writings with little or no argument. One, the principle of bar induction, will not concern us here. The other, the continuity principle for numbers,(More)
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