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Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Philosophy,

Spring 2001

# The Nature of Mathematical Reasoning

**Dirk Schlimm**

# Related links

Here are some links to web-pages which contain material related to the
course.

*If you find other links that you think should appear
here, too, just tell me!*
Early history of mathematics:

Axiomatic systems:
Biographies, etc:
Jeff Miller's pages on the earliest known uses of
A nice explanation of *deductive validity* using a
If you're interested in the history of mathematics in general, see
What is mathematics, anyway?
Proofs:
If you are curious about Descartes' *ontological argument* for the existence of God (Question 8 in the midterm exam), follow these links:
To look for books in the Pittsburgh libraries:
References:
For some advice on how to write a paper or how to cope with math axiety, look at:
Here are some links of general interest:

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