## A DEFENCE OF MATHEMATICAL PLURALISM (2004)

by
E. B. Davies

### BibTeX

@MISC{Davies04adefence,

author = {E. B. Davies},

title = {A DEFENCE OF MATHEMATICAL PLURALISM},

year = {2004}

}

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### Abstract

We approach the philosophy of mathematics via an analysis of mathematics as it is practised. This leads us to a classification in terms of four concepts, which we define and illustrate with a variety of examples. We call these concepts background conventions, context, content, and intuition. 1