Mathematical problem-solving in scientific practice

Rizza, Davide ORCID: (2021) Mathematical problem-solving in scientific practice. Synthese, 199 (5-6). 13621–13641. ISSN 0039-7857

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In this paper I study the activity of mathematical problem-solving in scientific practice, focussing on enquiries in mathematical social science. I identify three salient phases of mathematical problem-solving and adopt them as a reference frame to investigate aspects of applications that have not yet received extensive attention in the philosophical literature.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: applications,geometry,mathematical practice,scientific practice,voting theory,philosophy,social sciences(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1211
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2021 01:59
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 09:57
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-021-03392-1


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