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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