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Mathematics as metaphor

Iпё UпёЎ. I. Manin

Mathematics as metaphor

selected essays of Yuri I. Manin

by Iпё UпёЎ. I. Manin

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith foreword by Freeman J. Dyson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA7 .M279 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18279022M
    ISBN 100821843311
    ISBN 109780821843314
    LC Control Number2007060838

      WRAP-UP/ HOMEWORK: Students search for mathemetical metaphors in favorite books, stories, art pieces, music, movies, or television shows. Students choose one of these examples and describe in writing the mathematical concept or theory it expresses. Quite a lot of work is being produced by cognitive scientists about metaphor – what they are -what they do, how they shape thought – and I find it all interesting and provocative. The way in which metaphor shapes the way we see the world is the subject of James Geary’s book I Is an [ ].

    The book includes fifteen essays and an interview. The essays are grouped in three parts: Mathematics; Mathematics and Physics; and Language, Consciousness, and Book reviews. Most of the essays are about some aspects of epistemology and the history of sciences, mainly mathematics, physics, and the history of language. English translations of some of the essays, originally published in Russian. Death in Metaphors In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Death, the narrator, loves metaphors so much it appears he even thinks in them. For a non-human soul collector, he loves playing with language.

    A metaphor is a figure of speech that is used to make a comparison between two things that aren't alike but do have something in common. Unlike a simile, where two things are compared directly using like or as, a metaphor's comparison is more indirect, usually made by stating something is something else. A metaphor is very expressive; it is not meant to be taken literally. Mathematics as a metaphor: Review of Where Mathematics Comes From by George Lakoff. / Davis, Ernest. In: Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 17, No. 3, , p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewAuthor: Ernest Davis.


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