How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics

How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics

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To many outsiders, mathematicians appear to think like computers, grimly grinding away with a strict formal logic and moving methodically--even algorithmically--from one black-and-white deduction to another. Yet mathematicians often describe their most important breakthroughs as creative, intuitive responses to ambiguity, contradiction, and paradox. A unique examination of this less-familiar aspect of mathematics, How Mathematicians Think reveals that mathematics… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (May 07, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 424 pages

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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