Monthly Archives: September 2008

Parsons’s Mathematical Thought: A footnote on intuition

Qn: “You do seem increasingly out of sympathy with Parsons’s book. So why are you spending all this effort blogging about it?” Ans: “Well, as I think I said at the outset, I have promised to write a review (indeed, … Continue reading

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Parsons’s Mathematical Thought: Secs 27-30, Intuition, continued

I’ve been trying to make good sense of the rest of Parsons’s chapter on intuition, and have to confess failure. We might reasonably have hoped that we’d get here a really clear definitive version of the position on intuition that … Continue reading

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