Do Mathematical Equations Display Social Attributes?

Graham, Loren R.; Senechal, Marjorie
June 2000
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2000, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p31
Academic Journal
Discusses the issue of whether mathematical equations used by outstanding physicists display attributes of their social environment. Russian science; Vladimir A. Fock's approach to general relativity; Influence of Marxism; Locational and attributive approach; Alan Sokal's context of discovery and justification.


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