Science & Education

, Volume 21, Issue 10, pp 1567–1594

Mario Bunge’s Philosophy of Mathematics: An Appraisal


DOI: 10.1007/s11191-011-9409-5

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Marquis, JP. Sci & Educ (2012) 21: 1567. doi:10.1007/s11191-011-9409-5


In this paper, I present and discuss critically the main elements of Mario Bunge’s philosophy of mathematics. In particular, I explore how mathematical knowledge is accounted for in Bunge’s systemic emergent materialism.

To Mario, with gratitude.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de PhilosophieUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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