## ABSTRACT

*Philosophy of Mathematics* is an excellent introductory text. This student friendly book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. It includes the following topics:

* the mathematical image

* platonism

* picture-proofs

* applied mathematics

* Hilbert and Godel

* knots and nations

* definitions

* picture-proofs and Wittgenstein

* computation, proof and conjecture.

The book is ideal for courses on philosophy of mathematics and logic.