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Mathematics, Ideas and the Physical Real

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Albert Lautman (1908-1944) was a French philosopher of mathematics whose work played a crucial role in the history of contemporary French philosophy. His ideas have had an enormous influence on key contemporary thinkers including Gilles Deleuze and Alain Badiou, for whom he is a major touchstone in the development of their own engagements with mathematics.

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Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 4th 2011 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published June 2nd 2011)
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Edward Butler
May 18, 2015 Edward Butler rated it it was amazing
A very important book for philosophers and for mathematicians alike. I say the former with more confidence than the latter, to be sure. Readers of this book are likely to fall either into the class of those who grasp the philosophy, but struggle with or must merely skim the mathematics, like myself, or those who follow the mathematics but struggle with the philosophy (as mathematician Maurice Fréchet frankly confesses in his letter to Lautman included here on p. 220f). Fernando Zalamea, in his ...more
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Sep 14, 2015 J. rated it it was amazing
Few intellectual pleasures exceed that of communing with Lautman.
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