Synthese

, Volume 186, Issue 1, pp 1–5 | Cite as

Diagrams in mathematics: history and philosophy

Introduction

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science at the Suppes Center for History and Philosophy of ScienceStanford UniversityPalo AltoUSA
  2. 2.CNRS, IHPST (UMR 8590 of the CNRS, the Univ. of Paris 1, and the ENS - Paris)ParisFrance

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