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  • Proof, rigour and informality : a virtue account of mathematical knowledge 

    Tanswell, Fenner Stanley (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
    This thesis is about the nature of proofs in mathematics as it is practiced, contrasting the informal proofs found in practice with formal proofs in formal systems. In the first chapter I present a new argument against the ...
  • Virtue epistemology and the analysis of knowledge 

    Church, Ian M. (University of St Andrews, 2012-06) - Thesis
    This thesis centers on two trends in epistemology: (i) the dissatisfaction with the reductive analysis of knowledge, the project of explicating knowledge in terms of necessary and jointly sufficient conditions, and (ii) ...