The influence of Platonism on mathematics research and theological beliefs

@article{Sriraman2004TheIO,
  title={The influence of Platonism on mathematics research and theological beliefs},
  author={Bharath Sriraman},
  journal={Theology and Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={131 - 147}
}
An age-old debate in the philosophy of mathematics is whether mathematics is discovered or invented. There are four popular viewpoints in this debate, namely Platonism, formalism, intuitionism, and logicism. A natural question that arises is whether belief in one of these viewpoints affects the mathematician’s research? In particular, does subscribing to a Platonist or a formalist viewpoint influence how a mathematician conducts research? Does the area of research influence a mathematician’s… Expand
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