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Published: 21 June 2018

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198815044

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Applying Mathematics

Immersion, Inference, Interpretation

Otávio Bueno and Steven French

  • An original explanation of how and why mathematics is so readily applicable to the physical world
  • Illuminates the philosophical issues through case-studies in the history of 20th-century physics
  • Non-technical: expertise in mathematics or physics not required
  • Co-authored by two well-known philosophers of science