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Plato's Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics

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"Plato's Ghost" is the first book to examine the development of mathematics from 1880 to 1920 as a modernist transformation similar to those in art, literature, and music. Jeremy Gray traces the growth of mathematical modernism from its roots in problem solving and theory to its interactions with physics, philosophy, theology, psychology, and ideas about real and artificia

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Hardcover, 515 pages
Published September 22nd 2008 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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