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THE VIRTUES OF CRACKED REASONING

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Drawing upon the rich experience gathered within applied mathematics, various ‘facade patterns’ are examined that frequently develop when an originating usage enlarges its descriptive scope through ... More


The Origins of Four-Dimensional Geometry

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter takes a look at four-dimensional geometry, which Hermann Grassmann envisioned as a system where space and its geometric elements and descriptions can be assumed to other dimensions. The ... More


A Mathematical Dream and Its Interpretation

Michael Harris

in Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175836
eISBN:
9781400885527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175836.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter details the author's dream about the cohomology of unramified coverings of Drinfel'd upper half-spaces, which brought him an insight that he could not quite recover but was certain that ... More


Crystallographic description of crystal structures

Walter Steurer and Julia Dshemuchadse

in Intermetallics: Structures, Properties, and Statistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198714552
eISBN:
9780191782848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714552.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Crystal structures, be they periodic or aperiodic, can be described in many different ways: as lattices, tilings, or coverings decorated by atoms or clusters on one hand, or as packings of structural ... More


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