Mathematics & Common Sense : A Case of Creative Tension, Hardback Book

Mathematics & Common Sense : A Case of Creative Tension Hardback

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From the Preface: "This book is addressed to all who are curious about the nature of mathematics and its role in society.

It is neither a text book nor a specialists' book. It consists of a number of loosely linked essays that may be read independently and for which I have tried to provide a leitmotif by throwing light on the relationship between mathematics and common sense.

In these essays I hope to foster a critical attitude towards both the existence of common sense in mathematics and the ambiguous role that it can play."

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy of mathematics
  • ISBN: 9781568812700

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