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Type: Artigo
Title: Book Review: Macbeth, Danielle. Realizing Reason: A Narrative Of Truth And Knowing
Author: Valente
Matheus; Magro
Tamires Dal
Abstract: We review Danielle Macbeth's book Realizing Reason, published by Oxford University Press in 2014. This extensive book is composed by nine chapters in which Macbeth critically presents the development of mathematical practices in the Western world - from its founding in Ancient Greece's diagrammatic practices to the apogee of mathematical logic in the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries - while offering a revaluation of its present stage by means of a reconsideration of Gottlob Frege's philosophical contributions. In this review, we present a summary of each chapter's contents and make general considerations about them.
Subject: History Of Mathematics
Mathematical Reasoning
Gottlob Frege
Editor: UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Centro de Lógica, Epistemologia e História da Ciência
Citation: Manuscrito. Unicamp - Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Centro De Lógica, Epistemologia E História Da Ciência, v. 39, n. 3, p. 237 - 244
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2016
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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