## Great Currents of Mathematical Thought: Marthematics in the Arts and SciencesYears in the making, this feast of mathematical ideas comprises works by 50 eminent French scholars. The first book of the two-volume set embraces "Mathematics: Concepts and Development," with several essays each under the categories of "Structures," Disciplines," "Space," "Function," "Group," "Probability," and "The Mathematical Epic." The second volume, "Mathematics in the Arts and Sciences," comprises essays on "Mathematics and the Human Intellect," "Mathematics and Technology," and "Mathematics and Civilization." 1962 edition. |

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### Contents

BOOK oms MATHEMATICS AND THE HUMAN | 3 |

Mathematics in Education and as a Tool by René Dugas | 14 |

BOOK TWO MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY page | 23 |

Is Mathematics by Nature Incapable of Describing Real Change? | 42 |

Mathematics and Philosophic Idealism by Paul Mouy | 48 |

BOOK THREE TRUTH AND REALITY page | 69 |

The Role of Mathematics in the Development of Contemporary | 78 |

Harmonics and Spectra Volterras Ideas Fredholms Equation | 94 |

The Esthetics of Science and Modern Theories by Adolphe Buh | 159 |

The Notion of Group and the Arts by Andreas Speiser | 169 |

Architecture and the Mathematical Spirit by Le Corbusier | 189 |

BOOK FIVE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY page | 197 |

Mathematics in Industry by Michel Luntz | 203 |

BOOK SIX MATm MAr1cs AND CIVILIZATION page | 209 |

Dual Aspects of the Philosophy of Mathematics by Léon | 225 |

Views on Mathematical | 235 |

Has Science Changed its Mathematical | 104 |

BOOK FOUR ART AND ESTHETICS page | 119 |

Modern Axiomatic Methods and the Foundations cy Math | 251 |

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