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The Resource Mathematics and the search for knowledge, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus, New York University

Mathematics and the search for knowledge, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus, New York University

Label
Mathematics and the search for knowledge
Title
Mathematics and the search for knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus, New York University
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kline, Morris
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA99
LC item number
.K55 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Perception
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Connaissance, Théorie de la
  • Mathématiques
  • Perception
  • Mathématiques
  • Perception
  • Connaissance, Théorie de la
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Mathematics
  • Perception
  • Mathematik
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Mathematik
  • Naturverständnis
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Erkjennelse
  • Persepsjonspsykologi
  • Matematikk
Label
Mathematics and the search for knowledge, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus, New York University
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The failings of the senses and intuition -- The rise and role of mathematics -- The astronomical worlds of the Greeks -- The heliocentric theory of Copernicus and Kepler -- Mathematics dominates physical science -- Mathematics and the mystery of gravitation -- Mathematics and the imperceptable electromagnetic world -- A prelude to the theory of relativity -- The relativistic world -- The dissolution of matter : quantum theory -- The reality of mathematical physics -- Why does mathematics work? -- Mathematics and nature's behavior
Control code
ocm10949472
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vi, 257 pages
Isbn
9780195042306
Lccn
84014809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o10949472
  • (OCoLC)10949472
Label
Mathematics and the search for knowledge, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus, New York University
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The failings of the senses and intuition -- The rise and role of mathematics -- The astronomical worlds of the Greeks -- The heliocentric theory of Copernicus and Kepler -- Mathematics dominates physical science -- Mathematics and the mystery of gravitation -- Mathematics and the imperceptable electromagnetic world -- A prelude to the theory of relativity -- The relativistic world -- The dissolution of matter : quantum theory -- The reality of mathematical physics -- Why does mathematics work? -- Mathematics and nature's behavior
Control code
ocm10949472
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vi, 257 pages
Isbn
9780195042306
Lccn
84014809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o10949472
  • (OCoLC)10949472

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