Kronecker's Algorithmic Mathematics

Edwards, Harold M.
March 2009
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2009, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
In this article the author focuses on Leopold Kronecker's concepts on the role of algorithm in mathematics in comparison with other mathematicians' ideas. He is certain that Leopold Kronecker is the persistent critic of Georg Cantor and that Kronecker's ideas of the fundamentals of mathematics is essential to better understand constructive mathematics. He agrees with Kronecker's idea that it is best to express mathematics in a way that is free from philosophical concepts.


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