Signs, figures and time: Cavaillès on "intuition" in mathematics

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Published 06-01-2006
Pierre CASSOU-NOGUÈS

Abstract

This paper is concerned with Cavaillès' account of "intuition" in mathematics. Cavaillès starts from Kant's theory of constructions in intuition and then relies on various remarks by Hilbert to apply it to modern mathematics.

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CASSOU-NOGUÈS, P. (2006). Signs, figures and time: Cavaillès on "intuition" in mathematics. THEORIA, 21(1), 89–104. https://doi.org/10.1387/theoria.555
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Keywords

sign, symbol, figure, time, intuition, Cavaillès, Hilbert, Brouwer, Kant.

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