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The conceptual roots of mathematics

an essay on the philosophy of mathematics

by John Randolph Lucas

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJ.R. Lucas.
    SeriesInternational library of philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA8.4 .L833 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 452 p. :
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL35411M
    ISBN 10041520738X
    LC Control Number99020193


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