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Figures of thought

mathematics and mathematical texts

by Reed, David

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.,
  • Mathematics -- History.,
  • Mathematical literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-181) and index.

    StatementDavid Reed.
    LC ClassificationsQA8.4 .R44 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1077169M
    ISBN 100415081467
    LC Control Number94000356

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