Descartes' Dream

Descartes' Dream

The World According to Mathematics

Book - 1986
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the impact of mathematics on our social life and on our perceptions of reality, knowledge, and time, ranging from ancient Egyptian land surveys to Descartes' work

Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0151252602
Characteristics: xvii, 321 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hersh, Reuben 1927-


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