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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 286 citing Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times:. 

More Heat Than Light: Economics as Social Physics, Physics as Nature's Economics

Philip Mirowski - Business & Economics - 1991 - 450 pages
This is a history of how physics has drawn some inspiration from economics and how economics has sought to emulate physics, especially with regard to the theory of value. The ...
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Computational Differential Equations, Volume 1

K. Eriksson - Mathematics - 1996 - 538 pages
Textbook for teaching computational mathematics.
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Da Realidade a Açao

Ubiratan D'Ambrósio - 120 pages
Um enfoque crítico do que se faz em diferentes sistemas educacionais na educação matemática. O livro reflete a experiência do autor em congressos internacionais e a sua atuação ...
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The Indispensability of Mathematics

School of Philosophy University of Tasmania Mark Colyvan Lecturer - Philosophy - 2001 - 192 pages
The Quine-Putnam indispensability argument in the philosophy of mathematics urges us to place mathematical entities on the same ontological footing as other theoretical ...
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Fermat's Last Theorem: A Genetic Introduction to Algebraic Number Theory

Harold M. Edwards - Mathematics - 2000 - 410 pages
This introduction to algebraic number theory via "Fermat's Last Theorem" follows its historical development, beginning with the work of Fermat and ending with Kummer theory of ...
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Galois Theory

Harold M. Edwards - Mathematics - 1997 - 172 pages
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Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice in the Seventeenth Century

Paolo Mancosu - Drama - 1999 - 275 pages
The seventeenth century saw dramatic advances in mathematical theory and practice than any era before or since. With the recovery of many of the classical Greek mathematical ...
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Extending Ourselves : Computational Science, Empiricism, and Scientific ...

Department of Philosophy University of Virginia Paul Humphreys Chairman - Philosophy - 2004 - 182 pages
Computational methods such as computer simulations, Monte Carlo methods, and agent-based modeling have become the dominant techniques in many areas of science. Extending ...
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