Mathematics and the Aesthetic

Mathematics and the Aesthetic

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This collection of essays explores the ancient affinity between the mathematical and the aesthetic, focusing on fundamental connections between these two modes of reasoning and communicating. From historical, philosophical and psychological perspectives, with particular attention to certain mathematical areas such as geometry and analysis, the authors examine ways in which the aesthetic is ever-present in mathematical thinking and contributes to the growth and value of mathematical knowledge.10), Providence, RI, The American Mathematical Society, pp. 207-246. ... Schattschneider, D. and Fetter, A. (1991) The Platonic Solids (video and activity book), Berkeley, CA, Key Curriculum Press. ... The New England Mathematics Journal 35(2), 36-43. Schiralli ... Senechal, M. (1998) a#39;The continuing silence of Bourbaki: an interview with Pierre Cartiera#39;, The Mathematical Intelligencer 20(1), 22-28. Sfardanbsp;...

Title:Mathematics and the Aesthetic
Author: Nathalie Sinclair, William Higginson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-12-28

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