Representation and Productive Ambiguity in Mathematics and the Sciences

Oxford University Press (2007)
Abstract
Viewed this way, the texts yield striking examples of language and notation that are irreducibly ambiguous and productive because they are ambiguous.
Keywords Mathematics Philosophy  Ambiguity in science  Knowledge, Theory of  Science Philosophy
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Call number QA9.G76 2007
ISBN(s) 9780199299737   0199299730
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