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- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00
This book provides a critical, up-to-date and original overview of the contemporary metaphysical debate on the problem of universals. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
The G÷ttingen mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss and the Norwegian astronomer and physicist Christopher Hansteen engaged in a lively correspondence, which lasted from 1832 until Gauss?s death in 1855. For the first time, this book offers a critical edition of the surviving letters. A key theme is research on the earth?s magnetism, a field... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book includes detailed critical analysis of a wide variety of versions of the indispensability argument, as well as a novel approach to traditional views about mathematics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 43.99
To open a newspaper or turn on the television it would appear that science and religion are polar opposites - mutually exclusive bedfellows competing for hearts and minds. There is little indication of the rich interaction between religion and science throughout history, much of which continues today. From ancient to modern times, mathematicians have... more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 24.95
Space flight, computers, lasers, and information technology ? these are but a few examples of the spectacular growth, development, and far-reaching applications of mathematics. But what of the field's past? Upon which intellectual milestones were the foundations of modern mathematics constructed? How has our comprehension of the physical universe,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 26.99
In 2010, French mathematician CÚdric Villani received the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics, in recognition of a proof which he devised with his close collaborator ClÚment Mouhot to explain one of the most surprising theories in classical physics. Birth of a Theorem is Villani's own account of the years leading up to the award.... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available
Mathematics is a product of human culture which has developed along with our attempts to comprehend the world around us. In A Brief History of Mathematical Thought , Luke Heaton explores how the language of mathematics has evolved over time, enabling new technologies and shaping the way people think. From stone-age rituals to algebra, calculus, and... more...