History & Philosophy of Mathematics Products

  • Map of the World

    An Introduction to Mathematical Geodesy, 1st Edition

    By Martin Vermeer, Antti Rasila

    The development of mathematical theory, together with its implementation and use, needed to process, analyze, integrate and validate geodetic data, such as measurements for landsurveying, is referred to as the discipline of Mathematical Geodesy. It is about the calculus of observation, the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access)

    Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi, Casey D. McCoy

    This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biology,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • On the Syllogism

    And Other Logical Writings, 1st Edition

    By Augustus De Morgan

    Edited by Peter Heath

    Originally published in 1966 On the Syllogism and Other Logical Writings assembles for the first time the five celebrated memoirs of Augustus De Morgan on the syllogism. These are collected together with the more condensed accounts of his researches given in his Syllabus of a Proposed System of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Incommensurability Thesis

    1st Edition

    By Howard Sankey

    Originally published in 1994, The Incommensurability Thesis is a critical study of the Incommensurability Thesis of Thomas Kuhn and Paul Feyerabend. The book examines the theory that different scientific theories may be incommensurable because of conceptual variance. The book presents a critique of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chance and Error

    The Theory of Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Marsh Hopkins

    Originally published in 1923 Chance and Error examines the vagaries of chance, and how this is the result of the interference of yes and no. The book basis its examination of chance on the idea of a two-sided coin. The book stipulates that contradictories are head and tail, or yes and no. When the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes

    During the early modern period there was a natural correspondence between how artists might benefit from the knowledge of mathematics and how mathematicians might explore, through advances in the study of visual culture, new areas of enquiry that would uncover the mysteries of the visible world.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary

    Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Petrocchi

    The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary: Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts presents the first English annotated translation and analysis of the Gaṇitatilaka by Śrīpati and its Sanskrit commentary by the Jaina monk Siṃhatilakasūri (13th century CE). Siṃhatilakasūri’s commentary upon the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Hex

    The Full Story, 1st Edition

    By Ryan B. Hayward, Bjarne Toft

    Hex: The Full Story is for anyone - hobbyist, professional, student, teacher - who enjoys board games, game theory, discrete math, computing, or history. hex was discovered twice, in 1942 by Piet Hein and again in 1949 by John F. nash. How did this happen? Who created the puzzle for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing five works originally published between 1937 and 1991, this collection contains books addressing the subject of time, from a mostly philosophic point of view but also of interest to those in the science and mathematics worlds. These texts are brought back into print in this small set of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • A Treatise on Time and Space

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Lucas

    Originally published in 1976. This comprehensive study discusses in detail the philosophical, mathematical, physical, logical and theological aspects of our understanding of time and space. The text examines first the many different definitions of time that have been offered, beginning…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time and its Importance in Modern Thought

    1st Edition

    By M. F. Cleugh

    Originally published in 1937.  This book is a classic work on the philosophy of time, looking at the pshychology, physics and logic of time before investigating the views of Kant, Bergson, Alexander, McTaggart and Dunne. The second half of the book contains more indepth consideration of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

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