Description 
1 online resource (viii, 386 pages) 
Series 
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 11 

Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 11.

Contents 
Preface; An Opinionated Introduction; I: Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics; II: Reinterpretations in the History of Mathematics; III: Case Studies in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics; IV: The Social Context of Modern Mathematics; Contributors; Index 
Summary 
History and Philosophy of Modern Mathematics was first published in 1988. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make longunavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.The fourteen essays in this volume build on the pioneering effort of Garrett Birkhoff, professor of mathematics at Harvard University, who in 1974 organized a conference of mathematicians and historians of modern mathematics to examine how the two disciplines approach the history of mathematics. In History and Philosophy of Modern Mat 
Notes 
"The volume is the outgrowth of a conference held at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1719 May 1985"Preface 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365366) and index 
Notes 
English 

Print version record 
Subject 
Mathematics  History  Congresses


Mathematics  Philosophy  Congresses


MATHEMATICS  Essays.


Mathematics.


Mathematics  Philosophy.

Genre/Form 
Conference papers and proceedings.


History.

Form 
Electronic book

Author 
Aspray, William


Kitcher, Philip, 1947

LC no. 
86030884 
ISBN 
9780816653058 

0816653054 
