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Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics

Janet M. Folina

Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics

by Janet M. Folina

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Published by Macmillan in association with the Scots Philosophical Club in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poincaré, Henri.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanet Folina.
    SeriesMacmillan studies in contemporary philosophy
    ContributionsScots Philosophical Club.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii,202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15000029M
    ISBN 100333558324

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