What is Mathematics

What is Mathematics


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What is Mathematics?
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: Richard Courant, Herbert Robbins
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A discussion of fundamental mathematical principles from algebra to elementary calculus designed to promote constructive mathematical reasoning.
What Is Mathematics? 2/Ed
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard Courant; Herbert Robbins
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-26 - Publisher:

Books about What Is Mathematics? 2/Ed
What Is Mathematics?
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: the late Richard Courant, Herbert Robbins
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-07-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

For more than two thousand years a familiarity with mathematics has been regarded as an indispensable part of the intellectual equipment of every cultured person. Today, unfortunately, the traditional place of mathematics in education is in grave danger. The teaching and learning of mathematics has degenerated into the realm of
What is Mathematics?
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: Herbert Robbins Richard Courant (Ian Stewart), Richard Courant, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Richard Courant, Herbert Robbins, Ian Stewart, Herbert (Professor of Mathematics Robbins, Professor of Mathematics Rutgers University), Professor of Mathematics Herbert Robbins
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A discussion of fundamental mathematical principles from algebra to elementary calculus designed to promote constructive mathematical reasoning.
What Is Mathematics, Really?
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Reuben Hersh
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-08-21 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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, a social phenomenon, part of human culture, historically evolved, and intelligible only in a social context. Hersh pulls the screen back to reveal mathematics as