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Classical Recursion Theory: The Theory of Functions and Sets of Natural Numbers

P. Odifreddi - Computers - 1992 - 667 pages
1988 marked the first centenary of Recursion Theory, since Dedekind's 1888 paper on the nature of number. Now available in paperback, this book is both a comprehensive ...
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Kreiseliana: about and around Georg Kreisel

Piergiorgio Odifreddi - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 495 pages
This multifaceted collection of essays, reminiscences, and professional papers combine to create an exceptional tribute to the unusual, enigmatic, and ultimately fascinating ...
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The Mathematical Experience: Study Edition

Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto - Mathematics - 1995 - 488 pages
Winner of the 1983 National Book Award! "...a perfectly marvelous book about the Queen of Sciences, from which one will get a real feeling for what mathematicians do and who ...
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What is Mathematics, Really?

Reuben Hersh - Medical - 1997 - 343 pages
Most philosophers of mathematics treat it as isolated, timeless, ahistorical, inhuman. Reuben Hersh argues the contrary, that mathematics must be understood as a human activity ...
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Converging Realities: Toward a Common Philosophy of Physics and Mathematics

Roland Omnès - Mathematics - 2005 - 264 pages
The mysterious beauty, harmony, and consistency of mathematics once caused philosopher Hilary Putnam to term its existence a "miracle." Now, advances in the understanding of ...
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the ...
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In Search of Infinity

N.Ya. Vilenkin - Mathematics - 1995 - 145 pages
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