9780821843314

Mathematics as Metaphor

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  • ISBN13:

    9780821843314

  • ISBN10:

    0821843311

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-12-23
  • Publisher: Amer Mathematical Society

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Table of Contents

Mathematical knowledge: Internal, social, and cultural aspects
Mathematics as metaphor: Mathematics as metaphor
Truth, rigour, and common sense
Georg Cantor and his heritage Godel's theorem
Introduction to the book Computable and uncomputable
Mathematics as profession and vocation
Mathematics and physics: Mathematics and physics
Interrelations between mathematics and physics
Reflections on arithmetical physics
Language, consciousness, book reviews: The mythological trickster: A study in psychology and culture theory
On early development of speech and consciousness (phylogeny)
The empty city archetype Triangle of thoughts
"It is still love"-The Siege
"Good proofs are proofs that make us wiser"
List of publications
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