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Sociology of mathematics and mathematicians a prolegomenon by Joong Fang

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Published by Paideia in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- History.,
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.,
  • Mathematicians.,
  • Sociology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. Fang, K. P. Takayama.
SeriesPaideia studies in the nature of modern mathematics ;, 15
ContributionsTakayama, Kaoru, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA21 .F36
The Physical Object
Pagination364 p. ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433105M
ISBN 100912490063
LC Control Number73080408

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