Download e-book for iPad: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought by Vladimir Tasic

By Vladimir Tasic

this can be a fascinating and insightful contribution to an realizing of the "Science Wars" among postmodernist humanism and technology, using towards a answer of the mutual false impression that has pushed the talk. It lines the foundation of postmodern concept to a debate at the foundations of arithmetic early within the twentieth century, then compares advancements in arithmetic to what came about within the arts and arts, discussing matters as various as literary conception, arts, and synthetic intelligence. it is a trouble-free, simply understood presentation of what should be tough theoretical strategies It demonstrates trend of misreading arithmetic might be obvious either at the a part of technology and at the a part of postmodern pondering. this can be a funny, playful but deeply critical examine the highbrow foundations of arithmetic for these within the humanities and definitely the right severe creation to the bases of modernism and postmodernism for these within the sciences.

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