2 edition of **nature of mathematics** found in the catalog.

nature of mathematics

Max Black

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- 32 Currently reading

Published
**1965** by Routledge & K. Paul in London .

Written in English

- Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947.,
- Russell, Bertrand, -- 1872-1970.,
- Mathematics -- Philosophy,
- Logic, Symbolic and mathematical

**Edition Notes**

Series | International library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xiv, 219 p. -- |

Number of Pages | 219 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17435327M |

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