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The Foundations of Mathematics
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I: THE INTUITIVE BACKGROUND; II: THE BEGINNINGS OF FORMALISATION; III: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AXIOMATIC SYSTEMS; IV: USING AXIOMATIC SYSTEMS; V: STRENGTHENING THE FOUNDATIONS

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Ian Stewart is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. He remains an active research mathematician and is a Fellow of the Royal Society. Famed for his popular science writing and broadcasting, for which he is the recipient of numerous awards, his bestselling books include: Does God Play Dice?, Nature's Numbers, and Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities. He also co-authored The Science of Discworld series with Terry Pratchett and Jack Cohen David Tall is Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Thinking at the University of Warwick. Internationally known for his contributions to mathematics education, his most recent book is How Humans Learn to Think Mathematically (2013).

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The writing is both rigorous and thorough, and the authors use compact presentations to support their explanations and proofs. Highly recommended. * N. W. Schillow, CHOICE *

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