# Philosophy of Mathematics for the Masses : Extending the scope of the philosophy of mathematics

@inproceedings{Buijsman2016PhilosophyOM, title={Philosophy of Mathematics for the Masses : Extending the scope of the philosophy of mathematics}, author={Stefan Buijsman}, year={2016} }

One of the important discussions in the philosophy of mathematics, is that centered on Benacerraf’s Dilemma. Benacerraf’s dilemma challenges theorists to provide an epistemology and semantics for m ...

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