Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy & Mathematics

This course introduces students to philosophy with a special focus on issues at the intersection of philosophy and mathematics and in the philosophy of mathematics. Topics to be discussed may include the role that mathematics has played in the history of philosophy and the role philosophy has played in the history of mathematics, the nature of the infinite, the relationship between mathematics and science, and the role of beauty in mathematics. 

Fall 2017 Courses

Introduction toPhilosophy: Philosophy and Math
10104 01 (20134)
Bays
9:30-10:45 MW
First Year Students Only

An introduction to philosophy focusing on issues at the intersection of philosophy and mathematics Special focus on the ole that mathematics has played in the history of philosophy, the nature of the infinite, and the relationship between mathematics and natural science.