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    Ethics and Mathematics – Some Observations Fifty Years Later.Gregor Nickel - 2022 - Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 12 (2).
    Almost exactly fifty years ago, Friedrich Kambartel, in his classic essay “Ethics and Mathematics,” did pioneering work in an intellectual environment that almost self-evidently assumed a strict separation of the two fields. In our first section we summarize and discuss that classical paper. The following two sections are devoted to complement and contrast Kambartel’s picture. In particular, the second section is devoted to ethical aspects of the indirect and direct mathematization of modern societies. The final section gives a short categorization (...)
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    Book Review: Reckonings: Numerals, Cognition, and History by Stephen Chrisomalis.Milton Rosa & Daniel Clark Orey - 2022 - Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 12 (1).
    This review of Reckonings shares our thoughts on the diverse insights presented by Stephen Chrisomalis’s version of the history of numerical notation. Chrisomalis suggests that members of distinct cultural groups write numbers as an active choice in accordance with their own sociocultural contexts, which reflect the influences of historical, cognitive, social, economic, political, environmental, and cultural factors. This book integrates comparative, cognitive, and evolutionary understandings on numerical cognition with historical and linguistic evidence on the use and transformation of numeral systems (...)
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