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Descartes' Dream: The World According to Mathematics

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"A passionate plea against the use of formal mathematical reasoning as a method for solving mankind's problems. . . . An antidote to the Cartesian view that mathematical and scientific knowledge will suffice to solve the central problems of human existence." — The New York Times
"These cogitations can and should be read by every literate person." — Science Books and Films
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 24th 2005 by Dover Publications (first published January 1st 1986)
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