Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World" - DVD, digital video course

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Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World" - DVD, digital video course

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Throughout history, mathematics has consistently helped determine the course of Western philosophical thought. Views about human nature, religion, truth, space, time, and more have been shaped by the ideas and practices of this vital scientific field. Award-winning Professor Judith V. Grabiner shows you how mathematics has shaped human thought in profound and exciting ways with Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World," a 36-lecture series that explores mathematical concepts and practices as they apply to a fascinating range of areas and experiences. In a presentation that is clear, delightful, and filled with fascinating case histories, you focus on two areas of mathematics that are easily followed by the nonspecialist—probability and statistics, and geometry—and which play pivotal roles in the lives of ordinary citizens today.
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