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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 389–415.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Brian Rotman Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Brian Rotman Thinking Dia-Grams: Mathematics, Writing, and Virtual Reality I n the epilogue to his essay on the develop­ ment of writing systems, Roy Harris declares: It says a great deal about Western culture that the question...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1973) 72 (4): 461–475.
Published: 01 October 1973
...Georg Mann Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 The Ends of Mathematics: When the Counting Ceases to Count Georg Mann In discussing the relationship between mathematics and science, James B. Conant wrote, There are two current fallacies about the nature of science; one tends...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1965) 64 (2): 229–240.
Published: 01 April 1965
...N. L. Wilson Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 Philosophy and Mathematics: Love Affair or Sibling Rivalry? N. L. Wilson What I propose to do in this paper is to survey the whole history of philosophy from Thales to Ayn Rand, with a view to discover­ ing just how philosophy...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1905) 4 (2): 159–168.
Published: 01 April 1905
...Robert Lee Flowers Copyright © 1905 by Duke University Press 1905 Matthew Whitaker Ransom: A Senator of the Old Regime By Robert Lee Flowers, Professor of Mathematics in Trinity College When Matthew Whitaker Ransom died at his home in North­ ampton county, North Carolina, a few months ago...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 723–740.
Published: 01 October 2009
... and religion. Russell maintained that insofar as he was appointed to a teaching post in logic and mathematics, his opinions on morality and religion had no relevance in assessing his academic competence. Dissenting from Russell's absolutist position, the essay argues that it is unrealistic to expect...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 97–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
... for a sustainable future; in a way, it is an ambition to create the cultural equivalent of mathematical modeling—how to map the near future space from a position of culture, not science. This essay explores the genesis and history of the organization and the work it is currently undertaking, ultimately examining...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 521–533.
Published: 01 July 2020
... as social imaginaries (in the sense of imaginary numbers in mathematics), which indicate the dynamics of processes that exceed the framework of individual and historical (albeit still anthropometric) understanding. Such an analysis of revolution as a process, and not as a concrete historical event, allows...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 371–388.
Published: 01 April 1995
... of recent work in and on mathematics and sci­ ence, especially where it engages themes and issues that have also been central to contem­ porary cultural and literary theory and to a number of turns, recent and not so recent, in philosophy. While the term postclassical theory can be given a range...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (1): 96–107.
Published: 01 January 1937
... had at his command all the mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology, geography, economics, politics that was known in his day. He was not confronted by hormones, tensors, atomic nuclei, winged galaxies flying through non-etherized space. The realm of knowledge being greatly restricted, he, a man...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 527–570.
Published: 01 April 1995
... The principle of complementarity, central to Niels Bohr s interpretation of quantum mechanics, both raises and illuminates the question of idealization physical, mathe­ matical, or conceptual in quantum physics, mathematics, and more generally. It may be asked, first, what mathematics idealizes (or represents...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 467–474.
Published: 01 April 1995
... is no exception. Indeed, Pickering bravely and ably extends his own views about the social pragmatics of theory construction in science to mathematics to see if his model works in that more purely conceptual do­ main as it does in physics. Despite the fact that I find Pickering s general line persuasive...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 417–465.
Published: 01 April 1995
... formed. Charles Sanders Peirce, Chance, Love and Logic The student of mathematics often finds it hard to throw off the uncomfortable feeling that his sci­ ence, in the person of his pencil, surpasses him in intelligence. Ernst Mach, quoted by Ernest Nagel, Teleology Revisited My analysis of conceptual...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 475–480.
Published: 01 April 1995
... world. Thus, if a mathematician such as Hamilton does not (will himself to) misbehave mathematically, it is not because he is forced by something outside of himself to do something against his will, but precisely because he wants or wills ( voluntarily, one could say but maybe he can t help...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 619–654.
Published: 01 April 1995
... a hole through the earth to take the place of the sun, in the same way. The moon that rises at SunSet is in both cases a mi­ metic fundament rather as Wittgenstein would also speak, once he had rejected Russell and Frege, of mimesis and exclusion in terms of the Bottom of mathematical calculation. I am...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1928) 27 (4): 355–366.
Published: 01 October 1928
..., by convention, color is color. . . . But in reality there are only atoms and the void, they make the significant aside, Truth is buried deep. And it was one of those early philosophers Pythagoras who in­ troduced the now universal scientific habit of mathematizing relationships. Music is beautiful outside, he...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1916) 15 (3): 201–215.
Published: 01 July 1916
... section in mathematics will be called upon Monday or Tuesday; French and English later in the week. In the meanwhile we study or not, just as we please. There are no recitations for us, but call to quarters is just the same as usual. I am sorry that my reports during the last half year have not been...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (3): 421–431.
Published: 01 July 1949
... with Des­ cartes a desire for a universal science with absolutely certain founda­ tions, a link also with Comte, positivism, and the quest for positive knowledge. Comte and Husserl took two different paths, however, Comte seeking the foundations of science in mathematics as a primary step and Husserl...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 571–589.
Published: 01 April 1995
...-section Introduction : section 1 sets out the context; section 2, Dynamic Concepts, sets out the mathematical definitions of equilibrium and stability; section 3, on the adjustment process, suggests two explicit models of market Is a Precursor of ? 573 dynamics and frames them in the mathematics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 655–656.
Published: 01 April 1995
... on Contributors sity, holds degrees in mathematics and literature from the University of St. Petersburg and the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent books include Reconfigurations: Critical Theory and General Economy (i993) and Complementarity: Anti-Epistemology after Bohr and Der­ rida (1994). BRIAN...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1958) 57 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 January 1958
... of Phase Applied to History. His views have not gained wide acceptance among historians. In fact, they have not gained wide acceptance anywhere. It is possible that mathematical regularities or even an over-all mathematical regularity may be discovered in human affairs; the mathematical description...