Explaining Beauty in Mathematics: An Aesthetic Theory of Mathematics

Explaining Beauty in Mathematics: An Aesthetic Theory of Mathematics

by Ulianov Montano

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ISBN-13: 9783319353814
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2016
Series: Synthese Library , #370
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Part 1. Antecedents.- Chapter 1. On Non-literal Approaches.- Chapter 2. Beautiful, Literally.- Chapter 3. Ugly, Literally.- Chapter 4. Problems of the Aesthetic Induction.- Chapter 5. Naturalizing the Aesthetic Induction.- Part 2. An Aesthetics of Mathematics.- Chapter 6. Introduction to a Naturalistic Aesthetic Theory.- Chapter 7. Aesthetic Experience.- Chapter 8. Aesthetic Value.- Chapter 9. Aesthetic Judgement I: Concept.- Chapter 10. Aesthetic Judgement II: Functions.- Chapter 11. Mathematical Aesthetic Judgements.- Part 3. Applications.- Chapter 12. Case Analysis I: Beauty.- Chapter 13. Case Analysis II: Elegance.- Chapter 14. Case Analysis III: Ugliness, Revisited.- Chapter 15. Issues of Mathematical Beauty, Revisited. ​

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