Handbook of the History and Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

  title={Handbook of the History and Philosophy of Mathematical Practice},
  • Published 2020
  • Philosophy

Commentary to Book I of the Elements. Hartshorne and beyond

(Hartshorne, 2000) interprets Euclid’s Elements provides an interpretation of Euclid’s Elements in the Hilbert system of axioms, specifically propositions I.1-I.27, covering the so-called absolute

A Hippocratic Oath for Mathematicians? Mapping the Landscape of Ethics in Mathematics

While the consequences of mathematically-based software, algorithms and strategies have become ever wider and better appreciated, ethical reflection on mathematics has remained primitive. We review

Intellectual humility in mathematics

In this paper I explore how intellectual humility manifests in mathematical practices. To do this I employ accounts of this virtue as developed by virtue epistemologists in three case studies of