Mathematics and Logic What is mathematics How was it created and who were and are the people creating and practicing it Can one describe its development and role in the history of scientific thinking and can one predict th
What is mathematics How was it created and who were and are the people creating and practicing it Can one describe its development and role in the history of scientific thinking and can one predict the future This book is a thought provoking attempt to answer such questions and to suggest the scope and depth of the subject.The volume begins with a discussion of problemsWhat is mathematics How was it created and who were and are the people creating and practicing it Can one describe its development and role in the history of scientific thinking and can one predict the future This book is a thought provoking attempt to answer such questions and to suggest the scope and depth of the subject.The volume begins with a discussion of problems involving integers in which ideas of infinity appear and proceeds through the evolution of abstract ideas about numbers and geometrical objects The authors show how mathematicians came to consider groups of general transformations and then, looking upon the sets of such subjects as spaces, how they attempted to build theories of structures in general Also considered here are the relations between mathematics and the empirical disciplines, the profound effect of high speed computers on the scope of mathematical experimentation, and the question of how much mathematical progress depends on invention and how much on discovery For mathematicians, physicists, or any student of the evolution of mathematical thought, this highly regarded study offers a stimulating investigation of the essential nature of mathematics.

Mathematics and Logic by Mark Kac Stanislaw M. Ulam 482 Mark Kac Stanislaw M. Ulam

Title: Mathematics and Logic by Mark Kac Stanislaw M. Ulam
Posted by:
Published :20190526T20:39:49+00:00
Mark Kac Stanislaw M. Ulam Is a wellknown author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in theMathematics and Logic book, this is one of the most wanted Mark Kac Stanislaw M. Ulam author readers around the world.
529 Replys to “Mathematics and Logic”
This had some good stuff in it, but I'm not sure who the intended target audience was. It suffered from deepandwide syndrome, where it's too broad for a specialist and too deep for an introduction.