# The History Of Applied Mathematics And The History Of Society

@article{Stolz2004TheHO, title={The History Of Applied Mathematics And The History Of Society}, author={Michael Stolz}, journal={Synthese}, year={2004}, volume={133}, pages={43-57} }

Choosing the history of statistics and operations research as a casestudy, several ways of setting the development of 20th century appliedmathematics into a social context are discussed. It is shown that there isample common ground between these contextualizations and several recent research programs in general contemporary history. It is argued that a closer cooperation between general historians and historians ofmathematics might further the integration of the internalist andexternalist…

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