## Mind tools: the five levels of mathematical realityA popular, accessible exploration of the dizzying concepts of postmodern mathematics. Illustrated. |

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### Contents

Mathematics as Information | 3 |

Logic and Infinity | 10 |

Information and Communication | 25 |

Copyright | |

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Mind Tools: The Five Levels of Mathematical Reality Rudy Rucker,Rudy von Bitter Rucker No preview available - 1987 |

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