Mathematics and the Aesthetic

New Approaches to an Ancient Affinity

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ISBN: 978-0-387-30526-4 (Print) 978-0-387-38145-9 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. A Historical Gaze at the Mathematical Aesthetic

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      Pages 1-17

      A Historical Gaze at the Mathematical Aesthetic

  3. The Mathematician’s Art

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-20

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-40

      Aesthetics for the Working Mathematician

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      Pages 41-57

      Beauty and Truth in Mathematics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 58-83

      Experiencing Meanings in Geometry

  4. A Sense for Mathematics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-86

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 87-104

      The Aesthetic Sensibilities of Mathematicians

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 105-125

      The Meaning of Pattern

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 126-142

      Mathematics, Aesthetics and Being Human

  5. Mathematical Agency

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 145-159

      Mechanism and Magic in the Psychology of Dynamic Geometry

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 160-190

      Drawing on the Image in Mathematics and Art

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 191-222

      Sensible Objects

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 223-254

      Aesthetics and the ‘Mathematical Mind’

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 255-288