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Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

José Ferreirós

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167510
eISBN:
9781400874002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167510.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book presents a new approach to the epistemology of mathematics by viewing mathematics as a human activity whose knowledge is intimately linked with practice. Charting an exciting new direction ... More

Mathematics without ApologiesPortrait of a Problematic Vocation

Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation

Michael Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175836
eISBN:
9781400885527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175836.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answers, this book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives and values and hopes and fears of mathematicians in ... More

Noncooperative Game TheoryAn Introduction for Engineers and Computer Scientists

Noncooperative Game Theory: An Introduction for Engineers and Computer Scientists

João P. Hespanha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175218
eISBN:
9781400885442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175218.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book is aimed at students interested in using game theory as a design methodology for solving problems in engineering and computer science. The book shows that such design challenges can be ... More

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