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The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics

Studies in Social Structure, Interests, and Ideas (Episteme)

by S. Restivo

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

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  • Religious,
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  • Sociology,
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  • Philosophy-Religious,
  • Science,
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  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9096425M
    ISBN 109027720843
    ISBN 109789027720849

    He is the author of The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics; The Sociological Worldview; Mathematics in Society and History; and Science, Society, and Values: Toward a Sociology of Objectivity. Jean Paul Van Bendegem is Professor of Philosophy and Logic at Vrije Universiteit in Brussels, and editor of the journal Philosophica. Restivo provides the broader context in which much of his earlier writing (The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics, ; Mathematics in Society and History, ) has been nurtured. He presents the summary views of his own particular orientation to the social studies of science developed over the past two decades. Here, Restivo attempts at once to generate a value-based Author: Kenneth J. Gergen.

    From B’Or HaTorah Journal: Science, Art and Modern Life in the Light of Torah.B’Or HaTorah is an English-language journal for wondering Jews, scientists, artists, teachers and students. It examines personal and intellectual concerns through the microscope and telescope of the scientist; the algorithm of the mathematician; the discourse of the philosopher; the imagery of the artist, poet. More than new books each year, and key journals including the Journal of Materials Science, EPJ B, the Journal of Nanoparticle Physics, and Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. We also publish SpringerMaterials, the online database of Landolt-Börnstein.

    Maxwell social physics. s () studied social physics, social gravity models and the effects of audience size and distance, etc. o () researched the social relations of physics, mysticism and mathematics. researched economics as social physics in . Sal Restivo, Sociologist of Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Author of The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics (), The Sociological Worldview (), Mathematics in Society and History (), Science, Society, and Values: Toward a Sociology of Objectivity (), and other publications.


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Mysticism. Mathematics is a field that depends words, signs, and symbols with precise definitions. Yet mysticism is a field that is rife with words of vague definition. Let us begin with glossary arranged not alphabetically, but rather in hierarchies.

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