Marvelous mathematics: How mathematicians wanted to improve the quality of life in post war Europe, 1945-1975

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Abstract

In this paper, we study the motives of the New Math reformers in Western Europe from the perspective of the ideas behind the moral commitment of mathematicians and their conviction that mathematics could improve the quality of life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-248
JournalDVT, Dějiny věd a techniky
Volume49
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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