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  • Quadrivium
    Quadrivium (English, Hardback) Miranda Lundy, Daud Sutton

    Composed of six previously published works.

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  • Summing It Up
    Summing It Up (English, Hardback) Avner Ash, Robert Gross

    We use addition on a daily basis?yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of this mathematical activity? Summing It Up uses addition as a springboard to present a fascinating and accessible look at numbers and number theory, and how we apply beautiful numerical properties to answer math problems. Mathematicians Avner Ash and Robert Gross explore...

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  • Philosophy of Mathematics
    Philosophy of Mathematics (English, Hardback) Oystein Linnebo

    A sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading contemporary scholars...

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  • An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader
    An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader (English, Paperback) Russell Marcus

    A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary work, this much-needed introduction reveals the rich history of the subject....

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  • Uncertainty
    Uncertainty (English, Hardback) William Briggs

    This book presents a philosophical approach to probability and probabilistic thinking, considering the underpinnings of probabilistic reasoning and modeling, which effectively underlie everything in data science.

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  • Mathematics without Apologies
    Mathematics without Apologies (English, Paperback) Michael Harris

    What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answers--for the sake of truth, beauty, and practical applications--this book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives and values and hopes and fears of mathematicians in the twenty-first century, assembling material from a startlingly diverse assortment of scholarly, journalistic, and pop culture sources.

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  • Principles of Mathematics
    Principles of Mathematics (English, Paperback) Bertrand Russell

    Presents a comprehensive treatise on the logical foundation of mathematics.

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  • Thinking about Mathematics
    Thinking about Mathematics (English, Paperback) Stewart Shapiro

    'Thinking about Mathematics' covers the range of philosophical issues and positions concerning mathematics. The text describes the questions about mathematics that motivated philosophers throughout history and covers historical figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.

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  • Alfred Tarski
    Alfred Tarski (English, Paperback) Anita Burdman Feferman, Solomon Feferman

    A frank, vivid picture of a personally and professionally passionate man, interlaced with an account of his major scientific achievements.

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  • Analytic Philosophy
    Analytic Philosophy (English, Paperback) Aaron Preston

    Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, from Frege to Dummet. It offers readers 17 chapters, written especially for this volume by an international cast of leading scholars. Some chapters are devoted to large, thematic issues like the relationship between analytic philosophy and other...

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  • Philosophy of Mathematics
    Philosophy of Mathematics (English, Paperback) Stewart Shapiro

    A structuralist approach to mathematical theory in which Shapiro argues that both realist and anti-realist accounts of mathematics are problematic . He claims that mathematical theory is not a fixed domain of numbers that exist independent of one another, but a natural structure with an initial object and successor relation.

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  • What is a Mathematical Concept?
    What is a Mathematical Concept? (English, Hardback) Elizabeth de Freitas

    Leading thinkers in mathematics, philosophy and education offer new insights into the fundamental question: what is a mathematical concept?

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  • Quitting Certainties
    Quitting Certainties (English, Hardback) Michael G. Titelbaum

    Michael G. Titelbaum presents a new Bayesian framework for modeling rational degrees of belief-the first of its kind to represent rational requirements on agents who undergo certainty loss. He compares the framework to alternative solutions, and applies it to cases in epistemology, decision theory, the theory of identity, and quantum mechanics.

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  • Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics
    Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics (English, Hardback) Jiri Hudecek

    Twentieth-century China has been caught between a desire to increase its wealth and power in line with other advanced nations, which, by implication, means copying their institutions, practices and values, whilst simultaneously seeking to preserve China's independence and historically formed identity. Over time, Chinese philosophers, writers, artists and politicians have all sought to reconcile...

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  • Thomas Reid on Mathematics and Natural Philosophy
    Thomas Reid on Mathematics and Natural Philosophy (Paperback) Paul Wood

    Thomas Reid was an intellectual polymath interested in all aspects of Enlightenment thought. Paul Wood reconstructs Reid's career as a mathematician and natural philosopher and shows how he grappled with Sir Isaac Newton's scientific legacy.

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  • The Number Sense
    The Number Sense (English, Paperback) Stanislas Dehaene

    Our understanding of how the human brain performs mathematical calculations is far from complete, but in recent years there have been many exciting breakthroughs by scientists all over the world. Now, in The Number Sense, Stanislas Dehaene offers a fascinating look at this recent research, in an enlightening exploration of the mathematical mind.

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  • The Works of Archimedes: Volume 2, On Spirals
    The Works of Archimedes: Volume 2, On Spirals (English, Hardback)

    The first fully-fledged English translation of perhaps Archimedes' most attractive mathematical work, with comments on his scientific style.

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  • Why Prove it Again?
    Why Prove it Again? (English, Hardback) John W. Dawson

    Each chapter that follows provides a detailed case study of alternative proofs for particular theorems, including the Pythagorean Theorem, the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Desargues' Theorem, the Prime Number Theorem, and the proof of the irreducibility of cyclotomic polynomials.Why Prove It Again?

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  • A Brief History of Numbers
    A Brief History of Numbers (English, Hardback) Leo Corry

    This is the story behind the idea of number, from the Pythagoreans, up until the turn of the 20th century, through Greek, Islamic & European mathematics.

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  • Rigor and Structure
    Rigor and Structure (English, Hardback) John P. Burgess

    John P. Burgess presents an illuminating study of the nature of mathematical rigor and of mathematical structure, and above all of the relation between them. He considers recent developments in the field including experimental mathematics and computerized formal proofs, and surveys many historical developments in mathematics, philosophy, and logic.

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