2 edition of **introduction to the foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics** found in the catalog.

introduction to the foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics

Howard Whitley Eves

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Published
**1965**
by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Philosophy.,
- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 339-367.

Other titles | Foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics. |

Statement | [by] Howard Eves [and] Carroll V. Newsom. |

Contributions | Newsom, Carroll Vincent, 1904- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA9 .E9 1965 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xv, 398 p. |

Number of Pages | 398 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5942429M |

LC Control Number | 65013241 |

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eves, Howard Whitley, Introduction to the foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics.The book was written as a companion to Eves’s earlier book An Introduction to the History of Mathematics (first editionsixth edition ).

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