[FOM] John Baez on David Corfield's book

Stephen G Simpson simpson at math.psu.edu
Wed Sep 17 15:24:06 EDT 2003

Charles A Stewart writes:

 > Martin Krieger mentioned back in April that David Corfield
 > has his new book on the philosophy of mathematics published:
 >   http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sfop0076/Towards.htm

I haven't read Corfield's book, but judging from this web page,
Corfield's "anti-foundationalist" preoccupations sound similar to
those of Tymoczko and Hersh.  

For a critique of Tymoczko's book, see my posting from back in the
Golden Age of FOM:

   FOM: Tymoczko's book; "quasi-empiricism"; the gold standard

   Stephen G Simpson simpson at math.psu.edu

   Sun, 1 Feb 1998 22:17:36 -0500 (EST)

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Stephen G. Simpson
Professor of Mathematics
Pennsylvania State University

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