Mathematics In A Postmodern Age / Edition 1 by Russell W. Howell, W. James (Eds.) Bradley | | 9780802849106 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Mathematics In A Postmodern Age / Edition 1

Mathematics In A Postmodern Age / Edition 1

by Russell W. Howell, W. James (Eds.) Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802849105

ISBN-13: 9780802849106

Pub. Date: 05/01/2001

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

The discipline of mathematics has not been spared the sweeping critique of postmodernism. Is mathematical theory true for all time, or are mathematical constructs in fact fallible? This fascinating book examines the tensions that have arisen between modern and postmodern views of mathematics, explores alternative theories of mathematical truth, explains why the issues

Overview

The discipline of mathematics has not been spared the sweeping critique of postmodernism. Is mathematical theory true for all time, or are mathematical constructs in fact fallible? This fascinating book examines the tensions that have arisen between modern and postmodern views of mathematics, explores alternative theories of mathematical truth, explains why the issues are important, and shows how a Christian perspective makes a difference.

Contributors:
W. James Bradley
William Dembski
Russell W. Howell
Calvin Jongsma
David Klanderman
Christopher Menzel
Glen VanBrummelen
Scott VanderStoep
Michael Veatch
Paul Zwier

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802849106
Publisher:
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.91(d)

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