The applicability of mathematics as a philosophical problem

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Author: Mark Steiner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Genre: Mathematics
Pages: 224
Language: english
Year: 2002
ISBN 10: 0674009703
ISBN 13: 9780674040977
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

This book analyzes the different ways mathematics is applicable in the physical sciences, and presents a startling thesis--the success of mathematical physics appears to assign the human mind a special place in the cosmos. Mark...