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Who we are and how we got that way

Borwein, Jonathan M. (2015) Who we are and how we got that way. UNSPECIFIED, Ch. 12 in I, Mathematician (MAA).

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    Abstract

    The typical research mathematician's view of the external world's view of mathematicians is more pessimistic and less nuanced than any objective measure would support. I shall explore some of the reasons why I think this is so. I submit that mathematics is a "science of the artificial" [18] and that we should wholeheartedly embrace such a positioning of our subject.

    Item Type: Book
    Subjects: 00-xx General
    Faculty: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: eduardo castillo
    Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2010 15:19
    Last Modified: 04 Aug 2016 20:02
    URI: https://docserver.carma.newcastle.edu.au/id/eprint/777

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