Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

Book Review: Paolo Mancuso. Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice in the Seventeenth Century

Craig Fraser

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Notre Dame J. Formal Logic Volume 40, Number 3 (1999), 447-454.

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First available in Project Euclid: 28 May 2002

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http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1022615621

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MRBRfraser403

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doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1022615621

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Fraser, Craig. Book Review: Paolo Mancuso. Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice in the Seventeenth Century . Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 40 (1999), no. 3, 447--454. doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1022615621. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1022615621.


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