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Some aspects of studies in philosophy and language of mathematical modelling

Some aspects of studies in philosophy and language of mathematical modelling

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Published by Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical models,
  • Linguistic models,
  • Language and languages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by J. Chakravarty, P.K. Sen & D.K. Sinha.
    ContributionsCakrabartī, Jagannātha, 1924-, Sen, Pranab Kumar., Sinha, D. K. 1940-, Jadavpur University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA401 .S66 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3149287M
    LC Control Number82903623

    Simulation and Similarity: Using Models to Understand the World (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science) - Kindle edition by Weisberg, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Simulation and Similarity: Using Models to Understand the World (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science)/5(4). Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings, edited by Paul Benacerraf and Hilary Putnam, is one of the standard essay collections, and introduces the classical schools: formalism, intuitionism and logicism.. But there are newer points of view. Personally, I liked The Nature of Mathematical Knowledge by Philip Kitcher because of its sophisticated historical point of view.

    Ways of Thinking, Ways of Seeing Mathematical and other Modelling in Engineering and Technology. This book studies primarily modelling in technological practice. It is worth noting that models of the type considered in the book are not always highly valued in formal engineering education at university level, which often takes an “applied. For some decades, such sentiments remained restricted to a somewhat marginal school of thought in the philosophy of mathematics. However, in recent years the opposition between this new movement and mainstream philosophy of mathematics is softening.

    mathematical modelling. The authors regret this and would appreciate such omissions brought to their attention. (iii) The main aim of the paper is to carry out a comparative evaluation and not detailed reviews of each book. Some of the books have been reviewed in the past and these are indicated. 2. MODELS AND MODELLING. Within mathematical philosophy one can be dealing with traditional problems from various fields, such as epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, ethics, political philosophy and (of course) philosophy of mathematics.


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