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  • Carnap, Tarski, and Quine at Harvardby Greg Frost-Arnold

    Open Court 2013; US$ 49.95

    During the academic year 1940-1941, several giants of analytic philosophy congregated at Harvard: Bertrand Russell, Alfred Tarski, Rudlof Carnap, W. V. Quine, Carl Hempel, and Nelson Goodman were all in residence. This group held regular private meetings, with Carnap, Tarski, and Quine being the most frequent attendees. Carnap, Tarski, and Quine... more...

  • Lectures on Mechanicsby Jerrold E. Marsden

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 64.00

    Based on the 1991 LMS Invited Lectures given by Professor Marsden, this book discusses and applies symmetry methods to such areas as bifurcations and chaos in mechanical systems. more...

  • Church's Thesis After 70 Yearsby Adam Olszewski; Jan Wolenski; Robert Janusz

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    Church's Thesis (CT) was first published by Alonzo Church in 1935. CT is a proposition that identifies two notions: an intuitive notion of a effectively computable function defined in natural numbers with the notion of a recursive function. Despite of the many efforts of prominent scientists, Church's Thesis has never been falsified. There... more...

  • Raumflugmechanikby Wolfgang Steiner; Martin Schagerl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 79.99

    In dem 1968 von Stanley Kubrick verfilmten Sciencefiction-Klassiker 2001: A Space Odyssey benotigt das Raumschiff Discovery ganze fiinf Monate, um von der Erde zum Planeten Jupiter zu gelangen. Eine erstaunlich kurze Zeit fiir die fiinf Mann Besatzung und den eigenwilligen Bordcomputer HAL. Die Wirklichkeit sieht jedoch anders aus. Die 1989 gestartete... more...

  • Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophyby David Sepkoski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What was the basis for the adoption of mathematics as the primary mode of discourse for describing natural events by a large segment of the philosophical community in the seventeenth century? In answering this question, this book demonstrates that a significant group of philosophers shared the belief that there is no necessary correspondence between... more...

  • Erklärung von Preisverhalten am Nicht-Leben-Rückversicherungsmarkt anhand von nichtlinearen und rückgekoppelten Systemenby Christian Wolter; Elmar Helten; Andreas Richter

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2010; US$ 33.39

    Die Grundidee und das Ziel des vorliegenden Buches ist es, ein Modell aufzubauen, welches das Verhalten der Marktpreise am Nicht-Leben-Rückversicherungsmarkt und speziell das Phänomen der Versicherungszyklen erklären kann. Um dies zu erreichen, werden in der vorliegenden Arbeit sechs Schritte durchgeführt. 1. Beschreibung des Phänomens der Versicherungszyklen... more...

  • Philosophy of Mathematicsby Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    One main interest of philosophy is to become clear about the assumptions, premisses and inconsistencies of our thoughts and theories. And even for a formal language like mathematics it is controversial if consistency is acheivable or necessary like the articles in the firt part of the publication show. Also the role of formal derivations,... more...

  • Logic, Construction, Computationby Ulrich Berger; Hannes Diener; Peter Schuster; Monika Seisenberger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Over the last few decades the interest of logicians and mathematicians in constructive and computational aspects of their subjects has been steadily growing, and researchers from disparate areas realized that they can benefit enormously from the mutual exchange of techniques concerned with those aspects. A key figure in this exciting development... more...

  • Infinity and the Mindby Rudy Rucker

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    In Infinity and the Mind, Rudy Rucker leads an excursion to that stretch of the universe he calls the "Mindscape," where he explores infinity in all its forms: potential and actual, mathematical and physical, theological and mundane. Rucker acquaints us with Gödel's rotating universe, in which it is theoretically possible to travel into the past,... more...

  • Einführung in die Programmiersprache BASICby Wolf-Dietrich Schwill

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.99

    1 Einleitung.- 2 Programmieren an einem Kleincomputer.- 2.1 Der Dialog mit dem Kleincomputer.- 2.2 Programmieren in BASIG: Einführendes Beispiel.- 3 Elementare BASIC-Anweisungen.- 3.1 Arithmetische WertZuweisung (LET).- 3.2 Ausgabe arithmetischer Ausdrücke (PRINT).- 3.3 Programmierzweigung ? unbedingter Sprung (GO TO).- 3.4 Programmverzweigung ? bedingter... more...