# Some proposals for reviving the philosophy of mathematics

@article{Hersh1979SomePF, title={Some proposals for reviving the philosophy of mathematics}, author={R. Hersh}, journal={Advances in Mathematics}, year={1979}, volume={31}, pages={31-50} }

By “philosophy of mathematics” I mean the working philosophy of the professional mathematician, the philosophical attitude toward his work that is assumed by the researcher, teacher, or user of mathematics. What I propose needs reviving is the discussion of philosophical issues by working mathematicians, especially the central issue-the analysis of truth and meaning in mathematical discourse. The purpose of this article is, first, to describe the philosophical plight of the working… Expand

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