Descartes' dream: the world according to mathematics

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986 - Computers - 321 pages
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Descartes' Dream consists of a series of thought-provoking essays examining the impact of mathematics and computers on universal ideas of reality, knowledge and time. Contains 71 illustrations.

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Different in approach from the authors' well received The Mathematical Experience , which concentrated on developing a philosophy of mathematics, this eclectic collection of essays examines the ... Read full review

Contents

Descartes Dream
3
Where the Dream Stands Today
9
Are We Drowning in Digits?
15
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