| 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 ... | |
| 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 ... | |
| 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 ... | |
| 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 ... | |
| 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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