Mathematics, ideology, and the politics of infinitesimals: mathematical logic and nonstandard analysis in modern China

@article{Dauben2003MathematicsIA,
  title={Mathematics, ideology, and the politics of infinitesimals: mathematical logic and nonstandard analysis in modern China},
  author={J. Dauben},
  journal={History and Philosophy of Logic},
  year={2003},
  volume={24},
  pages={327 - 363}
}
  • J. Dauben
  • Published 2003
  • Mathematics
  • History and Philosophy of Logic
  • I first met Ivor Grattan-Guinness and his wife Enid in the late summer of 1970. I was in England following an intensive course in German at the Goethe Institute in Prien am Chiemsee, and had arranged to spend the month of August in London. Ivor and I had been corresponding about the subject of my PhD thesis, Georg Cantor, for several years, and it was a pleasure to be invited for Sunday tea in High Barnet, where the Grattan-Guinnesses had a very pleasant garden in which we enjoyed tea and… CONTINUE READING
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