# Biography:Mary Leng

**Mary Leng** is a British philosopher specialising in the philosophy of mathematics and philosophy of science. She is a senior lecturer the University of York, where she has been based since 2012. Before this, she worked at the University of Liverpool (2006-11) and the University of Cambridge (2002-06). She studied as an undergraduate at Balliol College, University of Oxford and as postgraduate student at the University of Toronto.^{[1]} In 2010, she published a monograph called *Mathematics and Reality* with Oxford University Press. In the book, she defends mathematical fictionalism.^{[2]}

## References

- ↑ "Leng, Mary - Philosophy, the University of York". https://www.york.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/mary-leng/.
- ↑ Reviews of
*Mathematics and Reality*:- Duda, Roman, "none",
*zbMATH* - Burgess, John P. (August 2010), "none",
*Philosophia Mathematica***18**(3): 337–344, doi:10.1093/philmat/nkq013 - Lavers, Gregory (November 2010), "Review",
*Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews*, https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/mathematics-and-reality/ - Craig, William Lane (2011), "none",
*Philosophia Christi***13**(2): 479–486, doi:10.5840/pc201113243 - Saatsi, Juha (June 2011), "none",
*The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic***17**(2): 267–268, doi:10.1017/S1079898600000573 - Thomas, Robert (June 2011), "none",
*The Mathematical Intelligencer***33**(4): 61–62, doi:10.1007/s00283-011-9228-1 - Rizza, Davide (July 2011), "none",
*The Philosophical Quarterly***61**(244): 655–657, doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2011.710_10.x - Horsten, Leon (October 2011), "none",
*Analysis***71**(4): 798–799, doi:10.1093/analys/anr066 - Trobok, Majda (December 2011), "none",
*International Studies in the Philosophy of Science***25**(4): 413–417, doi:10.1080/02698595.2011.623370 - Dieterle, Jill M. (2012), "none",
*Mathematical Reviews* - Frans, Joachim (November 2012), "The game of fictional mathematics",
*Constructivist Foundations***8**(1): 126–128, https://constructivist.info/8/1/126.frans - Roland, Jeffrey W. (January 2013), "none",
*Mind***122**(485): 297–302, doi:10.1093/mind/fzt042 - Weir, Alan (September 2013), "none",
*The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science***65**(3): 657–664, doi:10.1093/bjps/axt024 - Kasube, Herbert E. (December 2014), "Review",
*MAA Reviews*(Mathematical Association of America), https://www.maa.org/press/maa-reviews/mathematics-and-reality

- Duda, Roman, "none",

Original source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Mary Leng.
Read more |