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ERIC Number: EJ305882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Relativity of Mathematics.
Kleiner, Israel; Avital, Shmuel
Mathematics Teacher, v77 n7 p554-58,562 Oct 1984
The development of the idea that "The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom," a quotation from Cantor, is discussed. Several examples are given of relative truth, and the problem of consistency is discussed. Mathematics and its relationship to the physical world is also explored. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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