Martin Flashman's Courses- Math 480-
What is a number?
What does it mean to say that something is “infinite”?
How can we know that a problem is impossible to solve?
How can one solve a problem without having a solution?
These are some of the many questions that abound in the
Explore these and other philosophical issues of math this fall,
480 [CRN 42958] Selected Topics In Math (3 units):
An Introduction to the Philosophy
taught by Professor Martin
Mondays- 14:00 - 16:50.
Professor Flashman plans to organize the course around
concrete issues accessible to undergraduates with a reasonable prior experience with
mathematics (High school geometry and pre-calculus or calculus) and
acquaintance with logic (either Math 240 or Phil 100).
Readings will be from both traditional and current sources.
Students will be graded based on class participation, two short issue
response papers, and a single term paper.
enough pre-registered students
this course will not be
Register Early and Often!
For more information you can contact Professor Flashman