TITLE

Mathematics Is Not a Game But

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the notion of doing mathematics as like playing a game. According to the author, mathematics is not a collection of games, but perhaps it is somehow like games. It states that the concept of mathematics-as-game is emphasized by Brian Rotman in his semiotic analysis of mathematics and acknowledged by David Wells.
ACCESSION #
36277563

 

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