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22 June 2012, Colloquium on Mathematical Logic, Kenneth Manders

Speaker: Kenneth Manders
Title: Expressive Means and Mathematical Understanding
Date: Friday 22 June 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Room B0.201, Science park 904, Amsterdam

What, beyond proof, makes mathematics a powerful form of understanding? We approach this question by attending to the way mathematics modularizes, by shaping special-purpose contents by the expressions it deploys (and avoids) in special contexts.

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