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Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319285825:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mathematical Cultures The London Meetings 2012-2014
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Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (24 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28582-5
Contents:Introduction -- Understanding the cultural construction of school mathematics -- Envisioning Transformations – The Practice of Topology -- Creative Discomfort: The Culture of the Gelfand Seminar at Moscow University -- Mathematical Culture and Mat hematics Education in Hungary in the XXth Century -- On the Emergence of a New Mathematical Object: an Ethnography of a Duality Transform -- What are we like… -- Mathematics as a social differentiating factor: men of letters, politicians and engineers i n Brazil through the Nineteenth Century -- “The End of Proof”? The integration of different mathematical cultures as experimental mathematics comes of age -- Diversity in Proof Appraisal -- What would the mathematics curriculum look like if instead of concepts and techniques, values were the focus? -- Mathematics and Values -- Purity as a Value in the German-speaking area -- Values in Caring for Proof -- An empirical approach to the mathematical values of problem choice and argumentation -- The
Notion of Fit as a Mathematical Value -- Mathematical Pull -- Mathematics and First Nations in Western Canada: from cultural destruction to a re-awakening of mathematical reflections -- Remunerative Combinatorics: Mathematicians and their Sponsors i n the Mid-Twentieth Century -- Calling a Spade a Spade: Mathematics in the New Pattern of Division of Labour -- Mathematics and mathematical cultures in fiction: the case of Catherine Shaw -- Morality and Mathematics -- The Great Gibberish - Mathematics i n Western Popular Culture -- Is Mathematics an issue of general education?
ISBN:9783319285825
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Keywords: Mathematics , Philosophy and science , History , Mathematics , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematics Education , Philosophy of Science
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Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783034880930:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mathematics and War
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Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (420 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-0348-8093-0
Contents:I Perspectives from Mathematics -- Military Work in Mathematics 1914-1945: An Attempt at an International Perspective -- The Brains behind the Enigma Code Breaking before the Second World War -- On the Defence Work of A.N. Kolmogorov
during World War II -- Improbable Warriors: Mathematicians Grace Hopper and Mina Rees in World War II -- New Mathematical Disciplines and Research in the Wake of World War II -- Mathematics and War in Japan -- Discovery of the Maximum
Principle in Optimal Control -- Mickey Flies the Stealth -- II Perspectives from the Military -- War Cannot Be Calculated -- Warfare Can Be Calculated -- Duels of Systems and Forces -- On Facts and Fiction of “Information Warfare” --
More or Less Exposed Non-combatants and Civilian Objects under the Conditions of “Modern Warfare” -- III Ethical Issues -- Nids Bohr’s Political Crusade during World War II -- The Military Use of Alan Turing -- The Mathematician K.
Ogura and the “Greater East Asia War” -- Working within the System -- Ethics and Military Research -- IV Enlightenment Perspectives -- Mathematical Thinking and International Law -- Calculated Security? Mathematical Modelling of
Conflict and Cooperation -- List of Contributors
ISBN:9783034880930
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Keywords: Mathematics , Philosophy , History , Social sciences , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Philosophy, general , Mathematics, general , Social Sciences, general
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Call number:SPRINGER-1996-9780387289526:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Universe in a Handkerchief Lewis Carroll’s Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays
Author(s): Martin Gardner
Date:1996
Size:1 online resource (158 p.)
Note:10.1007/0-387-28952-6
Contents:Fiction and Verse -- The Diaries -- Letters -- Books and Articles -- Miscellaneous Amusements -- Doublets -- Pamphlets on Games
ISBN:9780387289526
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general
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Call number:SPRINGER-1978-9781461262879:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Study of Time III Proceedings of the Third Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Alpbach—Austria
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Date:1978
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource (727 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-6287-9
Contents:I. Prolegomena -- Metaphysical Presuppositions and the Study of Time -- Levels of Language in Discourse about Time -- II. Physics -- The Third Storm of the Twentieth Century: The Einstein Paradox -- Space-Time Singularities in
Cosmology and Black Hole Evaporation -- Beneath Time: Explorations in Quantum Topology -- Thermodynamics, Cosmology, and the Physical Constants -- On Two Fundamental Laws of Nature and the Role of Time in Time-Space Manifold -- The
Theory of Space-like Time -- III. Living Clocks -- Biological Clocks and Their Synchronizers -- The Living Clocks of Marine Organisms -- The Measurement of Biological and Social Changes -- IV. Subjective Time -- Time, Memory, and
Affect: Experimental Studies of the Subjective Past -- Future Time Perspective and Ego Strength -- V. Past, Present, and Future -- The Objectivity, or Otherwise, of the Present -- Ideas of Beginnings and Endings in Cosmology -- The
Past and the Future -- The Boundaries of the Notion of Time -- VI. Society -- Temporal Inventories and Time Structuring in Large Organizations -- The Individual and Society -- City Rhythms -- The Study of Time in Poland,
Czechoslovakia, and the Soviet Union -- VII. Literature and the Arts -- Fiction: The Language of Time — Thomas Mann and James Joyce -- The Eternal Moment: D. H. Lawrence’s The Rainbow and Women in Love -- The Changing Iconography of
Father Time -- Time in the Musical Consciousness of Old High Civilizations — East and West -- Poiesis: Time and Artistic Discourse -- VIII. Christianity Hinduism, Mithraism -- Time, Space, and Freewill: The Leibniz-Clarke
Correspondence -- The Concept of Time in the Mithraic Mysteries -- Time and Sacrifice — The Sacrifice of Time and the Ritual of Modernity
ISBN:9781461262879
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Mathematics, general
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Call number:SPRINGER-1972-9783642653872:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Study of Time Proceedings of the First Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Oberwolfach (Black Forest) — West Germany
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Date:1972
Size:1 online resource (550 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-65387-2
Contents:Presidential Address: Reflections on the History of the Concept of Time -- I. Time and the Physical Sciences -- The Time Coordinate in Einstein’s Restricted Theory of Relativity -- General Relativity and Time in the Solar System --
Zeit als physikalischer Begriff -- Time in Particle Physics -- Time in Statistical Physics and Special Relativity -- The Myth of the Passage of Time -- Time Asymmetry, Time Reversal, and Irreversibility -- No Paradox in the Theory of
Time Anisotropy -- Pierre Curie’s Principle of One-Way Process -- In Defence of the Direction of Time -- Creative Time -- II. Time in the Life Sciences -- Temporal Order as the Origin of Spatial Order in Embryos -- Time in the
Evolutionary Process -- The Measurement of Perceptual Durations -- Oscillations as Possible Basis for Time Perception -- Processing of Temporal Information and the Cognitive Theory of Time Experience -- The Psychophysical Structure of
Temporal Information -- The Dimensions of the Sensible Present -- Time, Time Stance, and Existence -- Personality and the Psychology of Time -- III. Time, Philosophy and the Logic of Time Concept -- The Notion of the Present --
Instants and Intervals -- The Fiction of Instants -- On the Reality of Becoming -- Whitehead and the Philosophy of Time -- IV. Time and Culture -- The Deification of Time -- The Darwinian Revolution in the Concept of Time -- Temporal
Attitudes in Four Negro Subcultures -- On Hegel — A Study in Sorcery -- Time and the Modern Self: Descartes, Rousseau, Beckett -- Time and the Modern Self: A Change in Dramatic Form -- The Study of Time. -- V. Special Session on Flight
Dysrhythmia -- The Psychological Effects of Rapid Shifts in Temporal Referents -- Evaluation of Circadian Dyschronism during Transmeridian Flights -- Some Factors in the Production of Dysrhythmia and Disorientation Associated with
Rapid Latitudinal Transfer -- Discussion Notes on the Lecture by Dr. Gooddy
ISBN:9783642653872
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Keywords: Physics , Science , Mathematics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Science, general , Mathematics, general
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Call number:QA93.S734::2001 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Flatterland Like Flatland only more so
Author(s): Ian Stewart
Date:2001
Publisher:Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub.
Size:301 p
Contents:From Flatland to Flatterland -- 1. The third dimension -- 2. Victoria's diary -- 3. The visitation -- 4. A hundred and one dimensions -- 5. One and a quarter dimensions -- 6. The topologist's tea-party -- 7. Along the looking-glass -- 8. Grape theo ry -- 9. What is a geometry? -- 10. Platterland -- 11. Cat country -- 12. The paradox twins -- 13. The domain of the hawk king -- 14. Down the wormhole -- 15. What shape is the universe? -- 16. No-branes and p-branes -- 17. Flatterland -- 18. The tenth di mension.
ISBN:0738204420
Keywords: Mathematics Fiction. , Universe Fiction.
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