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Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 22 (1):1 - 22 (1986)
The roughly two and a half millennia over which we can trace the development of mathematics as a discipline have seen ups and downs in its study; the "ups" have involved varying emphases and interests depending on the problems and the temper of the time. The 19th Century may be characterized as a period of development of rigor and attention to the axiomatic method in mathematics. This focus on the deductive process in mathematics was accompanied by the application of mathematics in the study of the deductive process itself. It is safe, I think, to say that the best-known and most influential of the lines of..
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