Stewart Shapiro
Stewart Shapiro (/ʃəˈpɪəroʊ/; born 1951) is O'Donnell Professor of Philosophy at the Ohio State University. He is a leading figure in the philosophy of mathematics where he defends the abstract variety of structuralism.
Stewart Shapiro  

Born  1951 
Alma mater  Case Western Reserve University University at Buffalo 
Era  Contemporary philosophy 
Region  Western philosophy 
School  Analytic philosophy 
Main interests  Philosophy of mathematics 
Notable ideas  Mathematical structuralism (abstract variety)^{[1]} 
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EducationEdit
Shapiro studied Mathematics and Philosophy at Case Western Reserve University in 1973. Then, he got his M.A. in Mathematics at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1975. He transferred to the University at Buffalo Philosophy Department, where three years later he received a Ph.D. His doctoral supervisor was John Corcoran.
PublicationsEdit
BooksEdit
 Philosophy of Mathematics: Structure and Ontology. Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN 0195139305
 Thinking about Mathematics: The Philosophy of Mathematics. Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 0192893068
 Foundations without Foundationalism: A Case for SecondOrder Logic. Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN 0198533918
 Vagueness in Context. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0199280398
EditorshipsEdit
 Intensional Mathematics, Studies in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics 113, Amsterdam, North Holland Publishing Company, 1985. Contributors: S. Shapiro, J. Myhill, N. D. Goodman, A. Scedrov, V. Lifschitz, R. Flagg, R. Smullyan.
 The Limits of Logic: HigherOrder Logic and the LöwenheimSkolem Theorem, Routledge, 1996.
 Special issue of Philosophia Mathematica 4(2), devoted to structuralism. Contributors: P. Benacerraf, G. Hellman, B. Hale, C. Parsons, M. Resnik, S. Shapiro. Contributors: P. Benacerraf, G. Hellman, B. Hale, C. Parsons, M. Resnik, S. Shapiro, 1996.
 The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0195148770
See alsoEdit
ReferencesEdit
 ^ Stewart Shapiro, "Mathematical Structuralism", Philosophia Mathematica, 4(2), May 1996, pp. 81–2.