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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 533.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Reviel Netz LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... through serious crises and even where preservation entails substantial loss. By taking the word culture to refer to any group of individuals who closely cooperate over an extended period, this article evaluates mathematicians and mathematics as its main example. The assessment of the enterprise...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 524–525.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Proof” of Mathematical Historiography onthe “Views entitled ofessays (68 collections two pages) and editor the by introduction aprogrammatic comprises review under book The (Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press, 2012),612pp. Karine Chemla,ed.,TheHistory of MathematicalProof...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of mathematics in classical antiquity or participate in its modern afterlife. Those discourses—which this article studies in detail—are, first, an explicitly Theophrastan one, in which taxonomies of character are constructed; second, an explicitly Euclidean one, in which characterization is discussed...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... There is a metaphysical component as well to this argument: the xenophobe and xenophile equally presuppose that the identity principle ( a = a ) is applicable to society as well as to mathematics; both assume that each discrete social group is self-identical and differs from all other groups more or less radically...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 281–314.
Published: 01 August 2007
... On Dummett’s account, proponents of Goldbach’s Conjecture in mathematics proponents of mathematics account, Goldbach’s in Dummett’s On Conjecture false to the best of our knowledge nor neither true are ethics, or in mathematics in whether claims, disputed that for verification. or truths...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 486–487.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Thibault De Meyer By stating that the Romans were not dupes, Chrisomalis seeks not only to overcome ethnocentric bias but also to situate numerals in their social and cultural contexts, analyze numbers as they have been used and not simply as abstract mathematical constructions, reject Whig...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 581–583.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Common Knowledge 582 Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World Mediterranean Early the in Mathematics of Transformation Modernity...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 257–268.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., such gradients can arise and be sustained naturally through gravitational influence. The certainty-­seeking of conventional logic, mathematics, and science prevents consideration of the role in natural phenomena of any intangible pres- ence that cannot be definitively quantified. This kind of thinking...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 August 2014
... almost vanishing into the mist of incomprehensibility, reemerging a few equations later as lucid as ever, then disappearing again: a difficult, rewarding book. The secret to the telling of a mathematical proof is in its pacing: getting the next step just...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 361–364.
Published: 01 April 2010
... , The The - - - - - , ; Mathematics for Mathematics of History the for Society British the of Prize Neumann inaugural the received He sics. Netz Reviel...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 534.
Published: 01 August 2011
... LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 535–536.
Published: 01 August 2011
...: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
... LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
... University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 539.
Published: 01 August 2011
... REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 540.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types of narrative misery...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 541.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 541.
Published: 01 August 2011
...: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types...