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Jeremy Avigad
Professor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University

Jeremy Avigad is a professor in the department of philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He is associated with Carnegie Mellon's interdisciplinary programme in pure and applied logic.

Written by Jeremy Avigad

Essay/
Philosophy of science
Principia

Is it possible that, in the new millennium, the mathematical method is no longer fundamental to philosophy?

Jeremy Avigad