Collection of the main fascinating fresh writings at the philosophy of arithmetic written by way of hugely revered researchers from philosophy, arithmetic, physics, and chemistry
Interdisciplinary booklet that might be helpful in numerous fields―with a cross-disciplinary topic zone, and contributions from researchers of varied disciplines
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