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  1. Robert Thomas (2012). B. Buldt, B. Löwe and T. Müller (Eds.), Special Issue Towards a New Epistemology of Mathematics; B. Löwe and T. Müller (Eds.), PhiMSAMP: Philosophy of Mathematics: Sociological Aspects and Mathematical Practice; K. François, B. Löwe, T. Müller and B. Van Kerkhove (Eds.), Foundations of the Formal Sciences VII: Bringing Together Philosophy and Sociology of Science. [REVIEW] Philosophia Mathematica 20 (2):258-260.
  2. Robert Thomas (2009). Review of W. Byers, How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics. [REVIEW] Philosophia Mathematica 17 (1):113-115.
  3. Robert Thomas (2002). Idea Analysis of Algebraic Groups: A Critical Comment on George Lakoff and Rafael Núñez's Where Mathematics Comes From. Philosophical Psychology 15 (2):185 – 195.
    The study that George Lakoff and Rafael Núñez call "idea analysis" and begin in their recent book Where mathematics comes from is intended to dissect mathematical concepts into their metaphorical parts, where metaphor is used in the cognitive-science sense promoted by Lakoff and Mark Johnson in Metaphors we live by and subsequent works by each of them and together. Lakoff and Núñez's analysis of the (modern) algebraic concept of group is based on the attribution to contemporary mathematics of what will (...)
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  4. Robert Thomas (2002). Mathematics and Fiction II: Analogy. Logique Et Analyse 45:185-228.
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  5. Robert Sd Thomas (2000). Mathematics and Fiction I: Identification. Logique Et Analyse 43:301-340.
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