From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and by Jean-Pierre Marquis

By Jean-Pierre Marquis

From a geometric perspective explores old and philosophical facets of type thought, making an attempt therewith to reveal its importance within the mathematical panorama. the most thesis is that Klein’s Erlangen software in geometry is in reality a specific example of a common and wide phenomenon published through type thought. the amount starts off with Eilenberg and Mac Lane’s paintings within the early 1940’s and follows the foremost advancements of the speculation from this angle. specific cognizance is paid to the philosophical components interested in this improvement. The e-book ends with a presentation of express good judgment, a few of its effects and its value within the foundations of mathematics.

From a geometric standpoint goals to supply its readers with a conceptual point of view on classification idea and specific common sense, so that it will achieve perception into their function and nature in modern arithmetic. it's going to be of curiosity to mathematicians, logicians, philosophers of arithmetic and technological know-how quite often, historians of latest arithmetic, physicists and machine scientists.

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