TITLE

Between Discovery and Justification

AUTHOR(S)
Senechal, Marjorie
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the responses to Loren Graham's paper entitled 'Do Mathematical Equations Display Social Attributes,' to discuss whether science and mathematics are constructed by the societies in which they are practiced. Consideration of truth in mathematical statements; Justification of a mathematical statement; Different aspects in the understanding of a theorem.
ACCESSION #
4820066

 

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