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: nonEuclidean 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 
DoxiadÄ“s, Apostolos K., 1953


Mazur, Barry

