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Book Review: What Is A Mathematical Concept? Edited By Elizabeth De Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, And Alf Coles, Brendan P. Larvor

#### Book Review: What Is A Mathematical Concept? Edited By Elizabeth De Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, And Alf Coles, Brendan P. Larvor

*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*

This is a review of *What is a Mathematical Concept?* edited by Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, and Alf Coles (Cambridge University Press, 2017). In this collection of sixteen chapters, philosophers, educationalists, historians of mathematics, a cognitive scientist, and a mathematician consider, problematise, historicise, contextualise, and destabilise the terms ‘mathematical’ and ‘concept’. The contributors come from many disciplines, but the editors are all in mathematics education, which gives the whole volume a disciplinary centre of gravity. The editors set out to explore and reclaim the canonical question ‘what is a mathematical concept?’ from the philosophy of mathematics. This review comments ...

Some Thoughts On The Epicurean Critique Of Mathematics, Michael Aristidou

#### Some Thoughts On The Epicurean Critique Of Mathematics, Michael Aristidou

*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*

In this paper, we give a comprehensive summary of the discussion on the Epicurean critique of mathematics and in particular of Euclid's geometry. We examine the methodological critique of the Epicureans on mathematics and we assess whether a 'mathematical atomism' was proposed, and its implications. Finally, we examine the Epicurean philosophical stance on mathematics and evaluate whether it was on target or not.

#### Better Together

*DePaul Magazine*

Faculty have taken full advantage of the university's innovative intercollegiate grant program, and the resulting research is as interesting and diverse as the collaborators themselves. What is resulting is research on "Patient and Primary Care Provider Perspectives on Recreational and Therapeutic Cannabis Use Within a Changing Socioculltural and Political Context;" a new minor in climate change science and policy; a new class, Communication, Coding and Entrepreneurship; brain inflammation research; and the project "Cosmology Meets Continental Philosophy: Natural Laws and Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing"

A Philosophical Examination Of Proofs In Mathematics, Eric Almeida

#### A Philosophical Examination Of Proofs In Mathematics, Eric Almeida

*Undergraduate Review*

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How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

#### How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

*RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)*

The author responds to recent characterizations of her work.