Philosophy of Numbers

by Jayant Burde

Publisher: Munshiram

Written in English
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  • Science / Mathematics,
  • Logic,
  • Number Theory,
  • Philosophical Logic,
  • Theory Of Numbers,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics
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Number of Pages251
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ISBN 108121511763
ISBN 109788121511766

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The Philosophy of Numbers: Their Tone and Colors is a book that explores the spiritual use and symbolic nature of numbers written by L. Dow Balliett. The author explains in the preface that she composed this book in response to requests she received across the world from readers who wanted a clearer approach to numerology/5(3).

In The Meaning and Philosophy of Numbers, Leonard Bosman states that "numbers are symbols of the beginning and development of the universe, of a solar system, or a series of such, or, indeed, of any rhythmic terms with which we have to deal in considering the science of numbers are figures, symbols, ciphers, arithmetic, and mathematics."/5.

In The Meaning and Philosophy of Numbers, Leonard Bosman states that "numbers are symbols of the beginning and development of the universe, of a solar system, or a series of such, or, indeed, of any rhythmic terms with which we have to deal in considering the science of numbers are figures, symbols, ciphers, arithmetic, and mathematics."Reviews: 1.

What's more, they will find, to their surprise, tha philosophy can provide a link between their abstruse world of symbols and the world in which common people live. There are a few books on the philosophy of mathematics, but I have not come across a treatise which exclusively deals with numbers.

I hope this book will fill this void. with numbers. Number is conceived not as a mental abstraction but something which exists in and composes all things.

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Pythagoras and the Mystery of Numbers. Kate Hobgood. Pythagoras Pythagoras was the first of the great teachers of ancient Greece. Born in B.C., Pythagoras became one of the most well known philosopher and mathematician in history.

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In his first book, Philosophy of Arithmetic, Edmund Husserl provides a carefully worked out account of number as a categorial or formal feature of the objective world, and of arithmetic as a symbolic technique for mastering the infinite field of numbers for knowledge.

It is a realist account of numbers and number relations that interweaves them into the basic structure of the universe and into 5/5(1). Philosophy of Arithmetic: Psychological and Logical Investigations (German: Philosophie der Arithmetik.

Psychologische und logische untersuchungen) is an book about the philosophy of mathematics by the philosopher Edmund l's first published book, it is a synthesis of his studies in mathematics, under Karl Weierstrass, with his studies in philosophy and psychology, under.

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Aside from numbers based on the square root of negative one, there's another kind of "unreal" or "imaginary" number that we learned about even earlier in school: negative numbers.

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The Philosophy Behind Numerology Numbers are by definition orderly. When we confront the question of numerology. we are facing the same dilemma that we all face with the larger questions of life: Is there meaning and order to life, or is it purely a random and chaotic universe.

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It will be the task of this book as a whole to attempt to elucidate how the Quechua ontology of numbers and philosophy of mathematics construct--grammatically and through symbols and metaphors--a concept of numbers and procedures for their manipulation (addition, subtraction, etc.) premised on values, institutions, and practices of Quechua.

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Chapter 4: Discovering Properties of Numbers. PYTHAGOREAN PHILOSOPHY OF NUMBERS. The origin of an elaborate philosophy of numbers lies in ancient Greece, where one made the distinction between logistic (counting and calculating for practical purposes) and arithmetic (philosophical number theory).

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