32 ideas
15716 | If axioms and their implications have no contradictions, they pass my criterion of truth and existence [Hilbert] |
18844 | You would cripple mathematics if you denied Excluded Middle [Hilbert] |
17963 | The facts of geometry, arithmetic or statics order themselves into theories [Hilbert] |
17966 | Axioms must reveal their dependence (or not), and must be consistent [Hilbert] |
12456 | I aim to establish certainty for mathematical methods [Hilbert] |
12461 | We believe all mathematical problems are solvable [Hilbert] |
8717 | Hilbert wanted to prove the consistency of all of mathematics (which realists take for granted) [Hilbert, by Friend] |
13472 | Hilbert aimed to eliminate number from geometry [Hilbert, by Hart,WD] |
9633 | No one shall drive us out of the paradise the Cantor has created for us [Hilbert] |
12460 | We extend finite statements with ideal ones, in order to preserve our logic [Hilbert] |
12462 | Only the finite can bring certainty to the infinite [Hilbert] |
12455 | The idea of an infinite totality is an illusion [Hilbert] |
12457 | There is no continuum in reality to realise the infinitely small [Hilbert] |
17967 | To decide some questions, we must study the essence of mathematical proof itself [Hilbert] |
9546 | Euclid axioms concerns possibilities of construction, but Hilbert's assert the existence of objects [Hilbert, by Chihara] |
18742 | Hilbert's formalisation revealed implicit congruence axioms in Euclid [Hilbert, by Horsten/Pettigrew] |
18217 | Hilbert's geometry is interesting because it captures Euclid without using real numbers [Hilbert, by Field,H] |
17965 | The whole of Euclidean geometry derives from a basic equation and transformations [Hilbert] |
17964 | Number theory just needs calculation laws and rules for integers [Hilbert] |
17697 | The existence of an arbitrarily large number refutes the idea that numbers come from experience [Hilbert] |
17698 | Logic already contains some arithmetic, so the two must be developed together [Hilbert] |
10113 | The grounding of mathematics is 'in the beginning was the sign' [Hilbert] |
10115 | Hilbert substituted a syntactic for a semantic account of consistency [Hilbert, by George/Velleman] |
12459 | The subject matter of mathematics is immediate and clear concrete symbols [Hilbert] |
18112 | Mathematics divides in two: meaningful finitary statements, and empty idealised statements [Hilbert] |
10116 | Hilbert aimed to prove the consistency of mathematics finitely, to show infinities won't produce contradictions [Hilbert, by George/Velleman] |
9636 | My theory aims at the certitude of mathematical methods [Hilbert] |
21912 | Fichte, Schelling and Hegel rejected transcendental idealism [Lewis,PB] |
21911 | Fichte, Hegel and Schelling developed versions of Absolute Idealism [Lewis,PB] |
4129 | It is self-evident (from the point of view of the Universe) that no individual has more importance than another [Sidgwick] |
20588 | Sidwick argues for utilitarian institutions, rather than actions [Sidgwick, by Tuckness/Wolf] |
17968 | By digging deeper into the axioms we approach the essence of sciences, and unity of knowedge [Hilbert] |