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18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics

18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics
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Dewey Class 510.1
Title 18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics (EB) / edited by Reuben Hersh
Added Personal Name Hersh, Reuben
Other name(s) SpringerLink (Online service)
Publication New York, NY : Springer , 2006
Physical Details : 1online resource
ISBN 9780387298313
Summary Note A Socratic dialogue on mathematics / Alfréde Rényi -- "Introduction" to Filosofia e matematica / Carlo Cellucci -- On proof and progress in mathematics / William P. Thurston -- The informal logic of mathematical proof / Andrew Aberdein -- Philosophical problems of mathematics in the light of evolutionary epistemology / Yehuda Rav -- Towards a semiotics of mathematics / Brian Rotman -- Computers and the sociology of mathematical proof / Donald MacKenzie -- From G.H.H. and Littlewood to XML and Maple: changing needs and expectations in mathematical knowledge management / Terry Stanway -- Do real numbers really move? Language, thought, and gesture: the embodied cognitive foundations of mathematics / Rafael Núñez -- Does mathematics need a philosophy? / William Timothy Gowers -- How and why mathematics is unique as a social practice / Jody Azzouni -- The pernicious influence of mathematics upon philosophy / Gian-Carlo Rota -- The pernicious influence of mathematics on science / Jack Schwartz -- What is philosophy of mathematics looking for? / Alfonso C. Ávila del Palacio -- Concepts and the mangle of practice constructing quaternions / Andrew Pickering -- Mathematics as objective knowledge and as human practice / Eduard Glas -- The locus of mathematical reality: an anthropological footnote / Leslie A. White -- Inner vision, outer truth / Reuben Hersh.:
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