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Circles disturbed : the interplay of mathematics and narrative / edited by Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur
Alternate Title Interplay of mathematics and narrative
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012
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Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA42 .C57 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Language
Communication in mathematics
Mathematics -- History
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
Physical Description xix, 570 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents From voyagers to martyrs: toward a storied history of mathematics / Amir Alexander -- Structure of crystal, bucket of dust / Peter Galison -- Deductive narrative and the epistemological function of belief in mathematics: on Bombelli and imaginary numbers / Federica La Nave -- Hilbert on theology and its discontents: the origin myth of modern mathematics / Colin McLarty -- Do androids prove theorems in their sleep? / Michael Harris -- Visions, dreams, and mathematics / Barry Mazur -- Vividness in mathematics and narrative / Timothy Gowers -- Mathematics and narrative: why are stories and proofs interesting? / Bernard Teissier -- Narrative and the rationality of mathematical practice / David Corfield -- A streetcar named (among other things) proof: from storytelling to geometry, via poetry and rhetoric / Apostolos Doxiadis -- Mathematics and narrative: an Aristotelian perspective / G.E.R. Lloyd -- Adventures of the diagonal: non-Euclidean mathematics and narrative / Arkady Plotinitsky -- Formal models in narrative analysis / David Herman -- Mathematics and narrative: a narratological perspective / Uri Margolin -- Tales of contingency, contingencies of telling: toward an algorithm of narrative subjectivity / Jan Christoph Meister
Alternate Author Doxiadēs, Apostolos K., 1953-
Mazur, Barry

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