TITLE

Mathematics and Narrative

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, R.S.D.; Senechal, Marjorie
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares theorems and proofs with narratives. Use of postulation of characters and props; Actions of the story that follow in accordance with physical causality and characters' reasons and intentions; Use of postulation when proving something in mathematics.
ACCESSION #
6937112

 

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