# Kant and non-Euclidean Geometry

@inproceedings{Hagar2008KantAN, title={Kant and non-Euclidean Geometry}, author={Amit Hagar}, year={2008} }

Introduction It is occasionally claimed that the important work of philosophers, physicists, and mathematicians in the nineteenth and in the early twentieth centuries made Kant's critical philosophy of geometry look somewhat unattractive. Indeed, from the wider perspective of the discovery of non-Euclidean geometries, the replacement of Newtonian physics with Einstein's theories of relativity, and the rise of quantificational logic, Kant's philosophy seems “quaint at best and silly at worst…

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Kant's Philosophy of Mathematics

- Philosophy
- 2007

Kant was a student and a teacher of mathematics throughout his career, and his reflections on mathematics and mathematical practice had a profound impact on his philosophical thought. He developed…

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En este trabajo, al resaltar el rol de la intuicion en la concepcion kantiana de la matematica (la cual considera que esta ciencia procede por construccion de conceptos, a partir de unaintuicion…

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