Mathematics, the loss of certainty / Morris Kline.

  • New York : Oxford University Press 1980
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366 pages ; 24 cm
  • 019502754X
  • 9780195027549
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-359) and index.
  • The genesis of mathematical truths -- The flowering of mathematical truths -- The mathematization of science -- The first debacle : the withering of truth -- The illogical development of a logical subject -- The illogical development : the morass of analysis -- The illogical development : the predicament circa 1800 -- The illogical development : at the gates of paradise -- Paradise barred : a new crisis of reason -- Logicism versus intuitionism -- The formalist and set-theoretic foundations -- Disasters -- The isolation of mathematics -- Wither mathematics? -- The authority of nature.
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