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- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 34.00
In this first modern, critical assessment of the place of mathematics in Berkeley's philosophy and Berkeley's place in the history of mathematics, Douglas M. Jesseph provides a bold reinterpretation of Berkeley's work. Jesseph challenges the prevailing view that Berkeley's mathematical writings are peripheral to his philosophy and argues that mathematics... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 189.00
Focusing on the foundations, this volume explores both classical and constructive mathematics. Its great advantage is to extend the traditional discussion of the foundations of mathematics and to render it at the same time both subtle and more differentiated. more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95
This anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2011 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don't need to be a mathematician to enjoy them.... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 94.00
This book identifies the organizing concepts of physical and biological phenomena by an analysis of the foundations of mathematics and physics. Our aim is to propose a dialog between different conceptual universes and thus to provide a unification of phenomena. The role of order and symmetries in the foundations of mathematics is linked... more...
- Springer Milan 2012; US$ 89.99
Imagine mathematics, imagine with the help of mathematics, imagine new worlds, new geometries, new forms. This book is intended to contribute to grasping how much that is interesting and new is happening in the relationships between mathematics, imagination and culture. With a look at the past, at figures and events, that help to understand the phenomena... more...
- Springer Milan 2011; US$ 29.99
La varietà e l?interesse dei contributi alla Lettera Matematica Pristem hanno spinto i curatori, d?accordo con il comitato di redazione, a proporre in questa raccolta alcuni articoli apparsi sulla rivista dalla sua fondazione ad oggi. atica Pristem è una rivista, edita dalla Springer-Verlag Italia, che affronta temi legati alla ricerca matematica,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 36.00
What is mathematics about? And how can we have access to the reality it is supposed to describe? The book tells the story of this problem, first raised by Plato, through the views of Aristotle, Proclus, Kant, Frege, Gödel, Benacerraf, up to the most recent debate on mathematical platonism. more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 97.95
This book is devoted to the study of human thought, its systemic structure, and the historical development of mathematics both as a product of thought and as a fascinating case analysis. After demonstrating that systems research constitutes the second dimension of modern science, the monograph discusses the yoyo model, a recent ground-breaking development... more...