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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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From the Calculus to Set Theory, 1630-1910: An Introductory History

I. Grattan-Guinness, H. J. M. Bos - Mathematics - 2000 - 306 pages
From the Calculus to Set Theory traces the development of the calculus from the early seventeenth century through its expansion into mathematical analysis to the developments ...
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New Directions in the Philosophy of Mathematics: An Anthology

Thomas Tymoczko - Mathematics - 1998 - 436 pages
The traditional debate among philosophers of mathematics is whether there is an external mathematical reality, something out there to be discovered, or whether mathematics is ...
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In the Light of Logic

Solomon Feferman - Mathematics - 1998 - 352 pages
In this collection of essays written over a period of twenty years, Solomon Feferman explains advanced results in modern logic and employs them to cast light on significant ...
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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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A Smoother Pebble: Mathematical Explorations

Donald C. Benson - Mathematics - 2003 - 280 pages
This book takes a novel look at the topics of school mathematics--arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and calculus. In this stroll on the mathematical seashore we hope to find ...
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