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The genesis of Brouwer’s intuitionism

  • L. E. J. Brouwer
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Part of the Science Networks. Historical Studies book series (SNHS, volume 28)

Abstract

In this chapter, I treat Brouwer’s intuitionism as it developed over the years. The starting point is formed by Brouwer’s earlier, more philosophical writings around the turn of the century. I stop roughly in 1933, since I also treat the foundational debate up until that year.3 As a rule, I follow Brouwer’s original descriptions; only occasionally I felt it necessary to provide modern explanations.

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